If the much-hyped system is a success, the tricky question is how to deal with all the plastic waste it will bring back.
A young inventor has a cleanup plan -- but he has to understand the enormity first.
21-Year-Old Boyan Slat and The Ocean Cleanup have deployed their first working prototype in the North Sea. The main device is scheduled to be deployed by 2020 and could clean up the Pacific Garbage Patch in 20 years.
It could eventually remove more than 150 million pounds of trash from the Pacific Ocean.
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It's not too late to make our oceans bluer. One organization has an ambitious plan to make that happen.
We're getting closer to a bluer ocean.
With millions of tons of plastic making its way into the oceans, the environmental activist devised a feasible and efficient