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27 June 2017 - Plastic has been found in basking shark feeding grounds and the habitats of puffins and seals, according to a Greenpeace voyage around Scotland.

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22 June 2017 - Rob Lang gives voice to marine life and what they really think about all that junk we've dumped in the ocean.

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26 May 2017 - Two Australian surfers are on a mission to stop plastic pollution in the ocean.

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On 11 May, Ocean Cleanup, a foundation developing advanced technologies to rid the oceans of plastic, announced a design breakthrough to clean up half the Great Pacific Garbage Patch in just 5 years.

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Cape Verde

Monthly beach clean-ups in Sal island led to plans to establish a recycling facility. 

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26 Apr 2017 - Flip-flops, one of the most ubiquitous types of ocean pollution globally, are being recycled into colourful artwork by a Kenyan company to raise awareness.

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Indonesia

Indonesia - The Indonesian Waste Platform (IWP) was established in October 2015 as a 'hub' connecting stakeholders who are involved in solutions on land-based and marine-based waste from a

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5 December 2016 - Marine debris is negatively affecting more than 800 animal species and causing serious losses to many countries' economies, according to a United Nations report launched

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Boyan Slat, CEO of The Ocean Cleanup, is solving one of the biggest eco disasters of our time.

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On June 22nd 2016, The Ocean Cleanup unveiled its Prototype in Scheveningen harbor, the Netherlands. 

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Did you know that a staggering 250 million metric tons of plastic could make its way to the ocean in the next 10 years?

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Boyan Slat's story is not quite that of a 20-year-old Wunderkind who magically found a potential fix to a longstanding problem.

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On june 3rd, 19-year-old Boyan Slat unveiled the results of the feasibillity study, indicating that we can likely clean our oceans.

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