Article #43 Saving Our Oceans and Boyan Slat’s Vision: The Ocean Cleanup Project

 

Several ocean plastic samples undergo rigorous testing procedures in a laboratory at the IMARES institute in Wageningen, Netherlands. Testing helps scientists understand how plastic pollutants are destroying sea life and the health of our oceans. (Photo Credit: The Ocean Cleanup)
Boyan Slat stands in front of a plane (Ocean Force One) that carries out ariel expeditions to survey the scale of damage in our oceans. (Photo Credit: The Ocean Cleanup)
Garbage and toxic debris is shown on a riverbank in Myanmar, Southern Asia. This photograph shows a fraction of the pollution of our planet’s water ways and oceans. (Photo Credit: The Ocean Cleanup)