Elisabet Sahtouris: Mega Solution for Ocean Plastic Deposits

Earth Intelligence
Elisabet Sahtouris
Elisabet Sahtouris

This year’s top Katerva Award went to young Dutchman Boylan Slat for his super ocean cleaner project for coralling and sucking up plastics faster than anyone else so far.

plastic ocean shipIn August, he will conduct a “Mega Expedition,” leading fifty ships between Hawaii and California in the first-ever effort to create a high-resolution map of oceanic plastic deposits. In a press release, Slat claims the expedition will “collect more plastic measurements in three weeks than have been collected in the past 40 years combined.” – Learn more.