Daphne Technology Open to Public Investment

Daphne Technology, a climate tech start-up that has designed and patented proven solutions to reduce air and sea pollution for ships, has partnered with Crowdcube, the world’s largest equity crowdfunding platform, to offer a stake in the company to the public. According to Dr. Mario Michan, founder and CEO of Daphne Technology, the company hasContinue reading “Daphne Technology Open to Public Investment”

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”

5 Gyres Podcast: ‘Slander and Distraction of Seaspiracy’

5 Gyres has launched a podcast to explore ideas and stories from the plastic pollution movement. In the first episode, 5 Gyres Co-Founder and Interim Executive Director Anna Cummins hosts a discussion on the “slander and distraction of Seaspiracy” while shining a light on the future of the plastic pollution movement through the lens ofContinue reading “5 Gyres Podcast: ‘Slander and Distraction of Seaspiracy’”

8th Graders to Standup Paddleboard for Great Lakes

On May 1, 2021, three eighth-grade students from Cherryland Middle School in Elk Rapids, Michigan plan to standup paddleboard the treacherous St. Mary’s River. Owen Werner, Max Ward and Jamie Peters will begin at the Soo Locks and end their 50-mile journey on Drummond Island. The trio plans on paddling with Kwin Morris, their science teacherContinue reading “8th Graders to Standup Paddleboard for Great Lakes”

Back to Blue Pollution Initiative

Back to Blue, a new initiative from the Economist Group and the Nippon Foundation, has launched at the annual World Ocean Summit. With an initial focus on ocean pollution, the three-year collaboration is a response to the escalating challenges posed by plastic pollution and, less visibly, pollution from nutrients and chemical contaminants that are damagingContinue reading “Back to Blue Pollution Initiative”