• A 24-year-old is going ahead with a controversial plan to trap plastic floating in the Great Pacific Garbage Patch. Some experts are worried

    9 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    There's a mind-boggling amount of trash in the world's oceans, with much of it collected in five regions known as gyres.
    On September 8, a group called The Ocean Cleanup plans to deploy a plastic clean-up system to the largest of those gyres, known as the Great Pacific Garbage Patch.
    The system was designed by 24-year-old Dutch innovator Boyan Slat.
    A number of experts argue that the clean-up system won't work and will do more harm than good.
    The best solution might be stopping plastic before it gets into the water.
    On September 8, a massive and controversial plastic-cleaning system will...
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