Environment & Water
Articles and Features
At a glance 1 min
Environmentally-friendly dugout made in plastic
Christened “Ecoboat”, the canoe was designed to combat plastic pollution, deforestation and climate change. It is made from around one thousand hermetically-sealed bottles, thick twine and two planks ...
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Sea2see: from plastic marine litter to recycled plastic glasses
An interview with François van den Abeele, Founder and manager of Sea2see Eyewear, a company manufacturing recycled plastic glasses from plastic marine litter....
Planet 4 min
Plastic waste: desperately seeking solutions
While Quentin and Matthieu identify good ideas for recycling plastics during their round-the-world bicycle tour, local and innovative plastic waste management initiatives are appearing all over the wo...
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Oleo, the sponge that cleans up oil spills
An interview with American researchers Seth Darling and Jeff Elam from the Argonne National Laboratory and co-discoverers of Oleo....