#Marine

Ocean Cleanup hauls its first batch of plastic trash back to shore

4 months ago — Quick Read

Has it been smooth sailing? No. But, The Ocean Cleanup has now completed its first successful mission to collect plastic from the Great Pacific Garbage Patch!

Countdown begins for Ocean Cleanup System 001 launch

2 years ago — Long Read

In 10 days, on September 8th, Ocean Cleanup will launch the world’s first ocean cleanup system from an assembly yard in Alameda, out through the San Francisco Bay, toward the...

Royal Navy unveil robotic speedboat

4 years ago — Quick Read

The UK’s Maritime Autonomy Surface Testbed (MAST) has undergone trials in the Tidal Thames today. The craft is an unmanned surface vessel (USV) based on an innovative Bladerunner hull shape....

Busted Boom cuts short Ocean Cleanup’s first trash trial

4 years ago — Long Read

Back in June we looked at Ocean Cleanup's announcement of the first ocean trials of its crowd-funded trash clearing boom. That trial has run into trouble and the team is...

RISE of the machines – Killer Robot to target invasive species

4 years ago — Long Read

Robots in Service of the Environment (RISE) has its sights on the Lionfish, an invasive species spreading throughout the western Atlantic. RISE's team — all volunteers — are drawn from...

Crowd-funded clean-up boom set to tackle Ocean’s plastic problem

4 years ago — Quick Read

A 100m-long barrier that collects rubbish on the sea’s surface is being tested. If successful, it could be deployed at much larger scales to tackle the ‘great Pacific garbage patch’....