Concordia Maritime collaborates with the Swedish Institute for the Marine Environment to measure microplastics in the oceans

Concordia Maritime collaborates with the Swedish Institute for the Marine Environment to measure microplastics in the oceans

Together with the Swedish Institute for the Marine Environment, Concordia Maritime has initiated a preliminary study to determine the feasibility of gathering important information on the volume of micoplastics in the …
Apr 18, 2018 /  Curious
Viking Line donates EUR 40,000 for protection of the Baltic Sea

Viking Line donates EUR 40,000 for protection of the Baltic Sea

Viking Line has donated 40,000 euros to environmental efforts to protect the Baltic Sea. The donation, given to four different environmental organizations, comes from the sale of plastic carrier bags on board Viking …
Oct 18, 2017 /  Curious
Petroleum Geo-Services launches large-scale Plastic Collection Concept (Video)

Petroleum Geo-Services launches large-scale Plastic Collection Concept (Video)

Petroleum Geo-Services ASA (PGS) has developed a concept for efficient, large-scale collection of plastic from the oceans. The solution uses the inherent benefits of seismic vessels and takes advantage of their air …
Jun 7, 2017 /  Curious
Infographic: Plastic Buildup in our Oceans

Infographic: Plastic Buildup in our Oceans

Every year 6.4 million tons of plastic are dumped into the ocean. 100,000 marine life die each year from plastic entanglement. The Great Pacific Garbage Patch is a collection of marine debris in the North Pacific …
Jul 12, 2016 /  Curious
PLA: Sculpture highlights environmental damage done by Thames litter

PLA: Sculpture highlights environmental damage done by Thames litter

A multi-coloured work of art made entirely from litter is highlighting the shocking levels of dumped plastic in London’s river. Michelle Reader’s A Bellyful of Plastic was made using rubbish collected on the …
May 17, 2016 /  Curious
Plastic Oceans Urges Recycling at Christmas (Video)

Plastic Oceans Urges Recycling at Christmas (Video)

The environmental organization Plastic Oceans has released a Christmas video highlighting the impact of plastic waste at sea and urging people to recycle packaging. We are changing our environment as we subject our …
Dec 25, 2015 /  Curious