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MemPower: Clear Water And Electricity from Ocean Water

[caption id="attachment_4729" align="alignleft" width="300"] You can also use it for processes in industry such as the energy and chemical sector and the food and bio-based industry.[/caption] While there is plenty of water in the world, good-quality drinking water can be scarce. MemPower employs...

Plastic Oceans Increasingly Risk of Diseases

[caption id="attachment_14774" align="alignleft" width="350"] Village in Myanmar, Dr Kathryn Berry[/caption] New research shows that the increasing plastic waste in Oceans is a real threat for the health of the animals and plants like corals. The risk of infection and disease outbreaks by as...

Revolutionary Bluerise technology: energy from the ocean

[caption id="attachment_14230" align="alignleft" width="300"] Let's give this guys support and donate[/caption] Bluerise has developed new technology to produce energy from the ocean in the tropics. This can provide renewable energy to large areas. And where wind and solar power always...

Ocean Cleanup presents Floating Screens

[caption id="attachment_14042" align="alignleft" width="300"] According to Boyan Slat, the increased efficiency of the system, allows for the cleanup of half the Great Pacific Garbage Patch in just 5 years.[/caption] Dutch foundation The Ocean Cleanup announced it will start extracting plastic...

Turbines driven by ocean waves

[caption id="attachment_14018" align="alignleft" width="300"] Prototype Turbine[/caption] Professor Tsumoru Shintake of the Okinawa University in Japan intents to develop small turbines that generate electricity from the power of the flowing water. Professor Shintake: “Using just 1% of the...

Let’s clean up the Oceans with this SeaBin

[caption id="attachment_12620" align="alignleft" width="300"] SeaBin has been developed by 2 Australian surfers: Peter Ceglinski and Andrew Turton[/caption] The SeaBin is amazing. Do you want to clean up the water in the harbor? This genius bucket can suck garbage right out of the ocean. It’s...

Denim collections from ocean plastic

[caption id="attachment_10474" align="alignleft" width="300"] Pharrell Williams Curates Collaboration Between Bionic Yarn And G-Star Turning Ocean Plastic Into Denim[/caption] 3 denim collections out of 2 million plastic containers recovered from ocean coastlines.  That is what ‘Raw For The...

Company Page Raw for the Oceans

After announcing that Pharrell is now co-owner of the brand, G-Star RAW has just dropped off its new “RAW for the Oceans” capsule. The delivery is the fourth of its kind from G-Star, as the sustainable clothing collection transforms single use plastic containers, gathered from shorelines all...

From Ocean Plastic to Carpets

[caption id="attachment_5707" align="alignleft" width="300"] Beautiful carpet from old Filippines plastic fishing nets[/caption] This carpets is a really beautiful design. And listen to the story of the designers because they have a mission! Hundreds of Philippines are collecting fishing nets in...

3 denim collections from recycled ocean plastic

[caption id="attachment_10474" align="alignleft" width="300"] Pharrell Williams Curates Collaboration Between Bionic Yarn And G-Star Turning Ocean Plastic Into Denim[/caption] 3 denim collections out of 2 million plastic containers recovered from ocean coastlines. That is what 'Raw For The...

Test Prototype Ocean CleanUp

[caption id="attachment_11357" align="alignleft" width="300"] During his diving holliday in Greece, he found more plastic bags than fish. Now he is 21 and CEO of a high-profile company whose mission is to clean up the incredible amount of plastic floating around in the oceans.[/caption] This...

Let’s clean up the Oceans with this SeaBin

[caption id="attachment_10148" align="alignleft" width="300"] The rubbish bin, designed to float in marinas, inland waterways, residential lakes and harbors, catches floating debris and liquids by sucking water from the surface and letting if flow out through the bottom of the structure, trapping...

Floating condenser which uses the oceanic thermocline as a heat-sink

I have conceptualized a floating condenser which uses the oceanic thermocline as a heat-sink. The condenser derives 100% of the electricity needed to power it from ambient wind.  It uses the Coanda effect as a wind speed amplifier. The system would work most efficiently along coastal deserts with...

Japan first to clean ocean plastics with Boyan Slat

[caption id="attachment_7856" align="alignleft" width="300"] The scale of the plastic pollution in the ocean, has led the Japanese local government to seek innovative solutions to the problem.[/caption] Boyan Slat, the young inventor and founder of the Ocean Cleanup signed an agreement with the...

Oceans are economic superpowers

[caption id="attachment_5956" align="alignleft" width="300"] Chinese sanitation workers in Shanghai fish out thousands of dead pigs found floating in the Huangpu (March 2013)[/caption] The economical value of the oceans is analyzed by the University of Queensland and the Boston Consulting Group,...

Seawater energy – the new generation ocean power?

[caption id="attachment_7064" align="alignleft" width="300"] this small hydro energy system from Malaysia is asking your reaction,[/caption] This seawater energy system for hydro energy is different from the earlier sisters. This one is able to capitalize on the maximum use of the 'Water Head...

Research: 30 times more Plastic in Oceans by 2025

[caption id="attachment_6521" align="alignleft" width="300"] Seals struggle with all the waste that pollutes their environment[/caption] For the first time, it's calculated how much plastic ends in the oceans: at least 5 billion tons a year. Nineteen times more than thought. Without...

Is Olivine the solution against Climate Change and Ocean Acidification?

[caption id="attachment_6325" align="alignleft" width="300"] Olaf Schuiling: " Milled olivine is a sustainable solution reducing CO2 and save the Climate"[/caption] The world is desperately looking for safe and cost-effective solutions to counteract climate change by reducing the CO2 levels of...

Volvo Ocean Race – every 37 seconds a piece of plastic rubbish

[caption id="attachment_5969" align="alignleft" width="300"] Team Brunel sailing skipper Bouwe Bekking worried about plastic soup in Indian Ocean[/caption] Skipper Bouwe Bekking from Team Brunel reported: 'A bit of a sad message. Why? There was so much plastic in the Indian Ocean. I started...

Salt water from the oceans can solve freshwater crisis

[caption id="attachment_5523" align="alignleft" width="300"] There might be a solutions for the future. A desalination plant which is cost efficient and delivers health, cheap drinking water[/caption] It's been a cruel irony for people in Delta Cities. An ocean full of water and not a drop to...

The Oceans CleanUp! Remarkable Project

[caption id="attachment_4052" align="alignleft" width="300"] Plastic soup[/caption] I have to thank Torbjørn Johnsen, from Sweden, for sending me the information about this Oceans CleanUp concept; in response to one of my discussions. I thought this is an effort worthy of sharing this info,...

WavePower: This Florida company comes with a Deep Ocean Energy Turbine

[caption id="attachment_3771" align="alignleft" width="300"] New: A Deep Ocean Wave Power Turbine from Florida[/caption] Power generating turbines with running under water on the flow of the water. That Crowd Energy achieved through a campaign on IndieGoGo. The project was detailed to the folks...

Green & Profit : From Ocean Plastics to Carpets

[caption id="attachment_5706" align="alignleft" width="300"] Carpets from Fillipine fishing nets[/caption] Hundreds of Philippines are collecting fishing nets in the ocean and at the shore. Of course the receive money in return from Interface. But even better; the nets are transformed into the...

Clean-up plastic soup in the oceans

Boyan Slat - Dutch student from Delft - presents his solution to the plastic soup: the millions of tons of waste plastic floating in the water and come together in five places in the ocean currents cunning. [caption id="attachment_2113" align="alignleft" width="300"] Boyan Slat extracts 7,250.000...

A historic moment for clean power: Ocean underwater turbine

[caption id="attachment_2026" align="alignleft" width="300"] Maine: ocean energy project[/caption] Since September 13, 2012, an enormous underwater turbine in Maine’s Cobscook Bay began sending power inland to the Bangor Hydro electrical utility grid. It was a historic moment for clean power: the...