Ocean Cleanup's $ 20 million boom – Designed and duplicated Pacific Garbage Patch for five years Wilson after a volleyball tour Castaway – They will go back with 2,000 kg of plastic, while in recent weeks the patch has been recovered. The plan was a Great Pacific Garbage Patch, a giant floating mass with more than 1.8 trillion plastic, Texas double size.
The ocean-based plastic seabed catastrophe, located in the Pacific Ocean, requires a "structural malfunction" of two months and a half after expanding the garbage park to between half California and Hawaii.
It has a length of 2,000 meters to capture seawater, 10 meters deep in screens, through storage. The system was created to capture the plastic pollution of the ocean at a depth of 10 meters.
Fortunately, no one will keep the score, if it were a Great Pacific Garbage Patch: 2, Wilson: 0
"Structural malformation of the cleaning system" means that the group returns to the pre-planned port, the founder of the Boyan Slat project said on the organizers website.
Founder and CEO Boyan Slat announced the news in a blog post on December 31, "this is a reversal like this is when the pace of new technologies is at an accelerating pace" and "the Great Pacific Garbage Cleanup" solutions will be launched in 2019. In the implementation, Ocean Cleanup research and fundraising have been donating and sponsoring $ 35 million dollars, including PayPal's founder, Peter Thiel, for many years. "Additionally, the loss of the material, security, security for the crew, the environment, or sea traffic is safe ".
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