Launch of Beach-Cleaning Robot in US

4ocean, a purpose-driven B Corp. with a mission to end the ocean plastic crisis, has partnered with Poralu Marine, a global leader in marine-grade technologies, on the launch of the BeBot in the United States. BeBot is a beach-cleaning robot designed to recover coastal plastic debris. The electric-powered BeBot can clean up to 3,000 squareContinue reading “Launch of Beach-Cleaning Robot in US”

‘Science State of the Union’ on Plastics

5 Gyres hosted a virtual “Science State of the Union” on World Oceans Day earlier this month about plastics science. It discusses the past, present and future of plastic pollution science as it relates to innovation and policy. Watch the event here.

Free Curriculum to Manage Ocean Plastic Pollution

Ocean Legacy Foundation (OLF), a Canadian nonprofit organization that develops and implements worldwide plastic pollution emergency response programs with the goal to end ocean plastic pollution, has launched EPIC Academy. EPIC Academy is a free online educational platform providing essential knowledge regarding ocean plastic pollution, cleanup efforts and solutions for creating plastic-free lands and waters.Continue reading “Free Curriculum to Manage Ocean Plastic Pollution”