Floating Laboratory ‘8th Continent’ Could Be The Answer To The Great Pacific Garbage Patch In The Future | True Activist

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by: True ActivistDecember 22, 2021

A giant, floating and self-sustaining research lab measuring around the size of an island could actually be the answer to collecting, cleaning, and recycling all the trash in the ocean. Called the 8th Continent, this A giant, floating and self-sustaining research lab measuring around the size of an island could actually be the answer to collecting, cleaning, and recycling all the trash in the ocean. Called the 8th Continent, this huge structural masterpiece won the 2020 Grand Prix prize for architecture and innovation of the sea, and from the photo alone, it’s easy to see why. Incredibly, the structure was designed to be so large that it will allow the operators to live, eat, work, study and sleep there full-time.

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‘Manta’ Sailing Yacht Designed to Feed on Plastic Waste for Power–While Cleaning Oceans | Good News Network

Manta rendering, The SeaCleaners

Good News Network | By Andy Corbley – May 3, 2021

A professional yacht racer, annoyed by the constant sightings of floating mats of plastic garbage in the seawater, has created an ocean cleaning sailboat that is powered by the waste it collects.

Read more & video(4:00): “The Manta : A giant sailboat on the attack of oceanic plastic pollution*: https://www.goodnewsnetwork.org/yacht-the-manta-generates-power-by-melting-waste-it-gathers/

This Is Really Where The Plastic Waste Of First World Countries End Up In When They Think They’re Recycling It — True Activist – June 20, 2019

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by: True Activist Posted on June 20, 2019

Previously, China was accepting 7 metric tons of plastic waste from western countries for recycling but has since banned this in January 2018. Now, countries such as Vietnam, Thailand and most especially Malaysia have been accepting increased amounts of plastic waste from countries like the United States, UK, Australia, Finland, Belgium, Germany, France, Spain and Switzerland.

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A Giant Patch of Plastic Garbage Discovered Floating Off The Coast Of Caribbean Coastline — October 30, 2017

By now, we all know about the major waste problem that our planet and our environment is facing today. We know about the great pacific garbage patch, also known as “Garbage Island” and we may have seen a documentary or two showcasing just how detrimental our consumerism has been. Another Garbage Island? Recently, another huge…Read more

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