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David de Rothschild: Journey Into the Heart of the Amazon

Deborah Bassett | Posted 02.27.2012 | Green
Deborah Bassett

2011-12-28-Screenshot20111228at11.26.56AM.jpg De Rothschild's most recent endeavor led him into the heart of the Brazilian Amazon to investigate social and environmental impact of the controversial Belo Monte Dam.

Breaking The Plastic Addiction: TEDx Great Pacific Garbage Patch

Deborah Bassett | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Deborah Bassett

Surely you are already aware of the dreadful reality of plastic debris poisoning our oceans, toxifying our precious environment and causing serious harm to our delicate minds and bodies.

Boat Made Of Plastic Ends Year-Long Sail

Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel

This isn't something you see everyday: A boat crafted from thousands of plastic bottles sailed into Sydney Harbor on Monday, completing an epic trans-...

WATCH: 'Plastiki' Boat Made From 12,000 Plastic Bottles Makes 8,000-Mile Journey Across Pacific

Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

The Plastiki, a boat made from 12,000 plastic bottles, has successfully reached Australia after its 8,000-mile journey across the Pacific Ocean. The ...

Oprah Earth Day Special: (VIDEO) The Great Pacific Garbage Patch Update From The Plastiki

Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

For Earth Day, Oprah is getting an update from the crew of the Plastiki, who are sailing across the Pacific in a boat made of reused plastic the highl...

Oprah Earth Day Special: 'The Cove' Filmmakers Talk Dolphin Slaughter

Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Oprah hosted an Earth Day special where she focused on how we can lead greener lives, along with some of the current environmental challenges we face....

The Plastiki Voyage: Marine Debris Is Our Problem

Jo Royle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jo Royle

We began exploring the Antarctic continent, a land that no human can permanently inhabit. I faced a staggering accumulation of debris. How could we have such a far-reaching impact?

6 Tips to Help Clean the Sea on World Oceans Day

Karin Kloosterman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Karin Kloosterman

Coral reefs are at risk as the oceans warm up, plastic bottles are choking sea life, and overfishing is threatening species. World Oceans Day is an opportunity to celebrate what the oceans give us.

Plastiki, Boat Made From 12,000 Recycled Bottles, Prepares To Sail Pacific Ocean (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

San Francisco group Adventure Ecology took recycled materials to another level when they built the Plastiki, a durable ship kept afloat by recycled pl...

How David de Rothschild Made His Plastic-Bottle Boat (VIDEO)

news.nationalgeographic.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

October 7 -- Plastiki, a 60-foot-long (18.3-meter-long) catamaran made of more than 12,000 plastic bottles, will soon ply the Pacific Ocean to increas...