A little good news — about the Pacific garbage patch


A little good news — about Scienc-y ideas on micro plastics

http://www.goodnewsnetwork.org/fionn-ferreira-won-google-science-fair-2019-with-microplastic-cleaning-fluid/ Please read the article.. it's quick and really inspiring. It makes me wonder if I could challenge my high school students to come up with similar ideas about cleaning the environment...


A little good news — about Mussels and micro plastics

http://www.goodnewsnetwork.org/mussels-filter-feed-out-250000-microplastic-particles-per-hour/ This is really interesting. I do have loads of questions, though!!! How do mussel colonies affect coral reefs? What other wildlife will be impacted by the explosion of mussels? How certain is the science that no toxins are absorbed into the mussels' flesh that might impact the food chain that consumes them! What other … Continue reading A little good news — about Mussels and micro plastics

A little good news — we’re definitely back to the future with this innovation

http://www.goodnewsnetwork.org/yacht-the-manta-generates-power-by-melting-waste-it-gathers/ The article speaks for itself and answers a few questions... I think it's a great step forward... I want to know what are the emissions from the fuel source. And, can this system be retrofitted to other vessels?