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  • 19-Year-Old's Ocean Cleanup Array Could Clean Half the Pacific Garbage Patch in 10 Years, Study Shows

    Last year we reported on teenage inventor Boyan Slat’s plans to create an Ocean Cleanup Array that could remove 7,250,000 tons of plastic waste from the world’s oceans.

  • Cleanup Array concept aims to rid the oceans of plastic waste

    Environmental activism is an easy buzzword, but there are few true movers and shakers who are doing something in the realm of pollution reduction. Boyan Slat, an aerospace engineering student at the Delft University of...

  • Screw Oil!

    Peak oil is a major (and justified) concern that I have come across more and more as of late.  For those who are not familiar with this, peak oil is the point where production of petroleum peaks and begins to steadily...

  • Novel Power Plants Could Clean Up Coal

    A pair of new technologies could reduce the cost of capturing carbon dioxide from coal plants and help utilities comply with existing and proposed environmental regulations, including requirements to reduce greenhouse-gas...