Environmental AI

Seaclear: Autonomous robots that clean the ocean

Today’s oceans contain 26-66 million tons of waste, with approximately 94% located on the seafloor. So far, collection efforts have focused mostly on surface waste, with only a few local efforts to gather underwater waste, always involving human divers. No solution exists that exploits autonomous robots for underwater litter collection. A team of researchers in

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Startups Environmental

Green concrete for maritime applications

ECOncrete provides green concrete for maritime applications, bio-enhancing concrete additives, science based designed forms and form liners. These solutions reduce the ecological footprint of ports, marinas, coastal protections schemes and urban waterfront projects, while adding to their structural integrity. Half of the world’s population concentrates along coastlines, and with an accelerated coastal development this inflicts

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reclaimed ocean plastic and hemp packaging
Startups Environmental North America

Reclaimed ocean plastic and hemp packaging

Yesterday, we talked about products made from recycled ocean plastics and it seems today we have to add one more company to the list: Sana Packaging a startup the makes its products from hemp and reclaimed ocean plastic. The Denver-based company make its cannabis packaging using plant-based hemp plastic, recycled ocean plastic, and other sustainable

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Clean the plastic in the ocean
Startups Environmental

Meet the companies that clean the plastic in the ocean

In 2019 the UN Industrial Development Organization published the report ‘Addressing the challenge of Marine Plastic Litter using Circular Economy methods‘. It estimates that 83 Mt of plastic waste has already accumulated in the oceans and an estimated 8 Mt of additional, mismanaged plastic waste entering oceans annually, at least 80% of which originates directly

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Startups Environmental Europe Shipping

Do you want to join our team to fight #climatechange? We are looking for Velocity Prediction Program…

Do you want to join our team to fight #climatechange? We are looking for Velocity Prediction Program Engineer. ➡️ Apply now for the Velocity Prediction Program Engineer here: Go to our website to know more about #bound4blue: #jobvacancy #hiringnow #jobopportunity #jobalert (Feed generated with FetchRSS)

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plastic pollution
Accelerator Environmental Europe Region

Investment accelerator: reducing plastic pollution

UK businesses can apply for a share of up to £2 million to develop solutions that tackle the environmental crisis of plastic pollution in the world’s oceans. Competition closes: Wednesday 13 March 2019 12:00pm Up to £1 million of grant funding and £1 million of private investment is available to support business-led innovation. This is

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