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Floating Rubbish Bin That Cleans Oceans

Floating Rubbish Bin That Cleans Oceans

Two Australians, Andrew Turton and Pete Ceglinski, created the Seabin, a floating rubbish bin that can collect plastic bottles, paper, oil, fuel, and detergent floating in the ocean. It's a low maintenance and a fairly cheap way to fight marine pollution.

Two Australians, Andrew Turton and Pete Ceglinski, created the Seabin, a floating rubbish bin that can collect plastic bottles, paper, oil, fuel, and detergent floating in the ocean. It's a low...

13 Giant Sculptures Made Entirely Of Beach Waste To Make You Reconsider Plastic Use

13 Giant Sculptures Made Entirely Of Beach Waste To Make You Reconsider Plastic Use

Let these amazing yet disturbing sculptures serve us as a reminder of society's overuse of plastics. All of them were created using plastic materials found in sea or on shore, discarded plastics which we call beach waste. Big bravo to Washed...

Let these amazing yet disturbing sculptures serve us as a reminder of society's overuse of plastics. All of them were created using plastic materials found in sea or on shore, discarded...

Beijing Bans 2.5 Million Cars, Residents See Blue Skies For First Time In Ages

Beijing Bans 2.5 Million Cars, Residents See Blue Skies For First Time In Ages

On August 20th, Beijing put restrictions on factory production and car use. Five million cars were forced to drive on alternating days leading up to the 70th anniversary of Japan's WWII defeat on September 3rd so that the city's usually smoggy...

On August 20th, Beijing put restrictions on factory production and car use. Five million cars were forced to drive on alternating days leading up to the 70th anniversary of Japan's WWII...

Millions Of Dots Form Intricate Pen Drawings To Raise Environmental Awareness

Millions Of Dots Form Intricate Pen Drawings To Raise Environmental Awareness

California artist Kyle Leonard, who draws stunningly detailed stippled art with millions of dots, is inspired by the natural world and politics, especially the politics that affect the way we treat the environment. “I draw everyday as a creative outlet and...

California artist Kyle Leonard, who draws stunningly detailed stippled art with millions of dots, is inspired by the natural world and politics, especially the politics that affect the way we treat...

Adidas Makes Sneakers From Ocean Trash And Illegal Fishing Nets Taken From Poachers

Adidas Makes Sneakers From Ocean Trash And Illegal Fishing Nets Taken From Poachers

Adidas has partnered with a multidisciplinary creative environmentalism organization called Parley For The Oceans to create a concept sneaker made almost entirely out of plastic waste and discarded fishnets taken from the sea.

Adidas has partnered with a multidisciplinary creative environmentalism organization called Parley For The Oceans to create a concept sneaker made almost entirely out of plastic waste and discarded fishnets taken from...

20-Year-Old Inventor’s Idea For How To Make Ocean Clean Itself Will Be Launched In Japan

20-Year-Old Inventor’s Idea For How To Make Ocean Clean Itself Will Be Launched In Japan

Boyan Slat, a 20-year-old innovator in the Netherlands, has a lot on his plate – he's set out to do nothing less than rid the oceans of the millions of tons of plastic garbage that circle along their currents. And judging...

Boyan Slat, a 20-year-old innovator in the Netherlands, has a lot on his plate – he's set out to do nothing less than rid the oceans of the millions of tons...

Couple Spends 20 Years Building A Self-Sustaining, Floating Island To Live Off The Grid

Couple Spends 20 Years Building A Self-Sustaining, Floating Island To Live Off The Grid

This floating fortress of sustainable living floating on the coast of Vancouver Island British Columbia goes to show just how wonderful a sustainable life off the grid can be. Wayne Adams, 66, and Catherine King, 59, built this floating home together...

This floating fortress of sustainable living floating on the coast of Vancouver Island British Columbia goes to show just how wonderful a sustainable life off the grid can be. Wayne Adams,...

22+ Heartbreaking Photos Of Pollution That Will Inspire You To Recycle

22+ Heartbreaking Photos Of Pollution That Will Inspire You To Recycle

20 million Americans mobilized on April 22, 1970; 30 years later, that number was up to 200 million citizens of the Earth. What was the cause that brought these people together? The desire to make the Earth a better place. Earth...

20 million Americans mobilized on April 22, 1970; 30 years later, that number was up to 200 million citizens of the Earth. What was the cause that brought these people together?...

Artist Creates Art From Trash That Washes Up In Mexico From 50 Countries Around The World

Artist Creates Art From Trash That Washes Up In Mexico From 50 Countries Around The World

Sian Ka'an is an extraordinary UNESCO tropical nature reserve along Mexico's Carribean coastline, but the currents that pass by this area bring garbage from all over the world to the shores of this paradise. Alejandro Duran, an artist working in Brooklyn,...

Sian Ka'an is an extraordinary UNESCO tropical nature reserve along Mexico's Carribean coastline, but the currents that pass by this area bring garbage from all over the world to the shores...

17 Powerful Images Showing The Devastating Effects Of Overpopulation

17 Powerful Images Showing The Devastating Effects Of Overpopulation

It's no secret that we are exploiting our planet and running out of resources at the speed of light, but many people refuse to take notice. These unbelievable photos of environmental damage, collected into a book by environmental awareness platform Global...

It's no secret that we are exploiting our planet and running out of resources at the speed of light, but many people refuse to take notice. These unbelievable photos of environmental...