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Boyan Slat

Passion-driven Innovation to Save Our Oceans

Carol Pierson Holding | Posted 06.14.2016 | Green
Carol Pierson Holding

June 8th was World Oceans Day. It was celebrated with a reception at U.N. Headquarters in New York City. The Empire State Building was lit in white, b...

21-Year-Old’s Miracle Ocean-Cleaning Tech Ready To Get Its Feet Wet

The Huffington Post | Sarah Grossman | Posted 06.08.2016 | Impact

It’s time to see if this activist’s plan to clean the ocean can really hold water. Boyan Slat, a 21-year-old who gained worldwide recognition two...

Go Strawless

Katherine Meadowcroft | Posted 09.02.2015 | Green
Katherine Meadowcroft

Have we already heard enough about plastic pollution? No, on the contrary I believe we have become inured to the problem. Stop. Think. Do I need this straw, this bag, this little red stir stick, this little plastic green grass with my sushi, or that bottle of water?

See Plans For The 62-Mile Wall That Would Capture Trash In The Pacific

The Huffington Post | Damon Beres | Posted 05.13.2016 | Technology

Nature isn't doomed if we work fast enough. That's the essential premise fueling The Ocean Cleanup, an organization that hopes to pull an unbelievable...

This Group Wants To Build A Giant Barrier To Pull Trash From The Pacific

The Huffington Post | Damon Beres | Posted 08.25.2015 | Technology

In 2020, the Pacific Ocean might actually start to get a bit cleaner. That's the hope of The Ocean Cleanup, an organization that on Sunday completed a...

This Brilliant Teen Has A 10-Year Plan To Clean Up The Pacific Ocean

The Huffington Post | Taylor Trudon | Posted 06.10.2014 | Teen

When diving in Greece, Boyan Slat discovered that there was more plastic than fish in the water. The 19-year-old was not only inspired to take action,...