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Maersk Deploys Plastic Cleanup Project in Pacific Garbage Patch

Offshore vessel operator Maersk Supply Service has agreed to deploy the AHTS <i>Maersk Launcher</i> in support of the deployment of The Ocean Cleanup trash …

The 10 Best Snorkeling Spots in the Florida Keys

1 of 10<p>Fort Zachary Taylor, Key West<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 10<p>Fort Jefferson, Dry Tortugas<p>3 of 10<p>John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park, Key …

Key Largo

Drummond and Metallize Sweep 4-Year-Old Non-Pro at the West Texas Futurity

Tim Drummond piloted Metallize to the lead in the first go of the West Texas Futurity 4-Year-Old Non-Pro, where a 221 in a field of 56 …

West Texas

A Controversial Cleanup of The Great Pacific Garbage Patch Is About to Begin

Experts are worried it'll cause more problems.<p>On September 8, a massive and controversial plastic-cleaning system will be launched into the Pacific …

Pollution

The Entire History of Steel

From hunks of iron streaking through the sky, to the construction of skyscrapers and megastructures, this is the history of the world's greatest alloy.<p>The story of steel begins long before bridges, I-beams, and skyscrapers. It begins in the stars.<p>Billions of years before humans walked the …

Remembrance Day

The Cobalt Boom

As technology companies and carmakers become increasingly reliant on cobalt, many business, government, and nonprofit leaders have grown concerned …

Fortnite for Dummies: Why It's Taking Over the World (And How to Jump In)

If you've heard about Fortnite Battle Royale lately, it's for a very good reason: over 125 million people have given it a try, and it's played by 40 …

Fortnite

10 Smoothies With More Protein Than Two Eggs

1 of 11<p>mama mia/shutterstock<p>When you think high-protein breakfasts, you inevitably think eggs. But two eggs pack only about 13 grams of protein, and there are plenty of simpler morning meals delivering way more of this hunger-quashing nutrient. Each of the following 10 delicious smoothies contains …

New study suggests that plastic waste may be transformed into usable energy

A new study from the Earth Engineering Center (EEC|CCNY) at the Grove School of Engineering of the City College of New York suggests that plastic …

An Entrepreneur's Letter To His Son

As a father, I’ve taken to writing letters to my son in an attempt to document the lessons I’ve learned throughout my time as an entrepreneur.<p>So far, I’ve kept all of these private, but given the state of the world and some of my experiences as of late I thought it would be appropriate to share …

Self-improvement

Ready to Try the Keto Diet? Here's a 7-Day Meal Plan to Get You Going

They always say starting your diet is the hardest part. I agree that it is difficult to stop your old habits and transition into new ones, but I think there's something even harder. That's sticking to your new diet. You may be loving the diet, but sometimes it can get boring eating the same things …

Ad of the Day: ‘Plastic Ocean’ calls attention to plastic pollution of the seas

Plastics are flooding the world’s oceans, and a new campaign by non-profit marine conservation organization Sea Shepherd, along with FF New York, is …

The Build on the New Parley x adidas UltraBOOST Is Equivalent to 11 Plastic Bottles

Featuring special editions of the UltraBOOST and UltraBOOST X<p>Author:<p>John Kim<p>Publish date:<p>Parley for the Oceans has joined forces once again with …

Shoes

Adidas & MLS Make Soccer Uniforms From Recycled Ocean Plastic for Earth Day

Adidas’ Parley for the Oceans efforts will move from footwear to uniforms as the MLS celebrates Earth Day by having all teams wear uniforms created …

Shoes

A dead sperm whale was found with 64 pounds of trash in its digestive system

By Kristine Phillips<p>, Reporter<p>A young male sperm whale that was found dead off the coast of Spain had 64 pounds (29 kilograms) of garbage in its digestive system.<p>The 33-foot whale's carcass surfaced in February near a lighthouse in Cabo de Palos on Spain’s southeastern coast. A necropsy revealed …

Digestion

The plastics crisis is more urgent than you know. Recycling bottles won’t fix it | John Vidal

A deposit scheme for bottles won’t make a scrap of difference. This stuff is in our food, our clothes – and in us<p>West Wales, last weekend. The old foam mattress lying waterlogged on an otherwise clean beach might have been at sea for months before it was washed up on the tide. A large bit of it had …

20 Disturbing Pictures Of The World's Most Polluted Waters

On World Water Day, let's travel the world to see the disturbing effects of pollution on Earth's most valuable resource.

Ocean plastic could treble in decade

<b>The amount of plastic in the ocean is set to triple in a decade unless litter is curbed, a major report has warned.</b><p>Plastics is just one issue facing the world's seas, along with rising sea levels, warming oceans, and pollution, it says.<p>But the Foresight Future of the Sea Report for the UK …

Wind Power

Study Confirms Apple Watch Can Detect Abnormal Heart Rhythm With 97% Accuracy

The heart rate monitors built into the Apple Watch and other wearable devices can detect abnormal heart rhythms with 97 percent accuracy, according to a new study conducted by the team behind the Cardiogram app for Apple Watch in conjunction with researchers at the University of California, San …

Diver films a sea of plastic off coast of Bali

<b>If you haven't taken plastic pollution seriously before, this revolting video will be a turning point.</b><p>A British diver has captured horrifying footage …

Plastic in oceans causing coral reefs to get sick, study says

Shopping bags, nets, diapers and toothbrushes are snagging on coral reefs and making them sick, a new study has found. With plastic pollution …

Coral Reefs

The entrepreneurs fighting the war on plastic

When Britain’s Cabinet ministers showed up for a meeting at Downing Street last week they were each presented with a gift from Michael Gove, the Environment Secretary: a reusable coffee cup.<p>“It’s very easy for people to be cynical of it,” admits David McLagan, founder of Ecoffee Cup, the brand Mr …

Hype Meets Reality as Electric Car Dreams Run Into Metal Crunch

By Elisabeth BehrmannElisabeth Behrmann, Jack FarchyJack Farchy and Sam DodgeSam Dodge<p>When BMW AG revealed it was designing electric versions of its …

Want to Unlock Your Full Potential and Live a More Fulfilling Life? Do 1 Thing First

The process starts not with what you do but what you say--to yourself.<p>Stories have power. Stories shape the way we think, the way we feel, the way we respond to certain situations...stories matter.<p>Especially the stories we tell ourselves.<p>(That's an underlying premise of Stoicism. Stoicism has …

Bottle deposit charge needed to save oceans from plastic waste, say MPs

A nationwide bottle deposit charge is the central recommendation of a new parliamentary report on plastic waste, which MPs said should be introduced …

To Keep Plastic Out Of The Ocean, Companies Are Starting To Add It To Their Products

Dell and Trek Bikes, among others, are working on building out a supply chain of ocean-bound plastics.<p>You’d be forgiven for thinking there’s nothing remarkable about the plastic packaging trays that hold new laptops inside their cardboard boxes. But this year, Dell transformed those banal objects …

These “Shark Tank” Entrepreneurs Need Your Help to Launch an Eco-Friendly Straw

<i>Shark Tank</i> is changing the world one invention at a time. Whether the show is launching our new favorite products with the help of the sharks or giving visibility to worthy brands that are already out there, it’s definitely giving entrepreneurs a leg up, including some that might do some real good. …

Entrepreneurship

How Apple Watch saved one man’s life — and how it’s empowering him after his heart attack

<i>Apple and Stanford are currently conducting a heart study with Apple Watch</i><p>Scott Killian never imagined his Apple Watch might save his life, but that’s exactly what happened a few weeks ago when he had a heart attack in the middle of the night. Killian recently shared his personal experience with</i> …

Apple Watch

United Nations ocean plastics pledge: 7 things they want you to know

"There is no excuse for not acting"<p>The conservation issue of ocean plastic is top priority for many of us at the moment, with fascinating programmes …

Plastic chokes the remote South Pacific

Henderson Island is a shocking but typical example of how plastic debris is affecting the environment on a global scale says a researcher at the …