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20 Year Old Might Actually Save Our Oceans
We've been destroying this earth since the industrial age. Sounds harsh but its true. Deforestation, pollution, and the destruction of the oceans are running our planet, our homes, our race.
To get you to really wrap your mind around just how badly our Oceans are check out some stats from the
- The United Nations Environment Programme estimated in 2006 that every square mile of ocean contains 46,000 pieces of floating plastic.
- Plastic debris causes the deaths of more than a million seabirds every year, as well as more than 100,000 marine mammals.
-There are now close to 500 dead zones covering more than 245,000 km虏 globally, equivalent to the surface of the United Kingdom. Dead zones are areas where most marine life cannot survive, resulting in the collapse of some ecosystems.
So as you can see, this is a SERIOUS issue.
Thankfully, a brilliant 20 year old has figured out a way to use the oceans own current to actually clean itself. Oh and by the way, his plan not only wont harm any animals, it will actually make a HUGE IMAPCT on the very large clean up we need to do; unlike our current "clean up plan" which would take over a 1,000 years to actually work.
Check out the video below and let me know what you guys think!!
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This kid is awesome. And yes @Patmanmeow @BeannachtOraibh more ppl like him should exist in the world. In the mean time, hopefully this can open up quite a few eyes 馃槉
2 years agoReply
he's sooo cool! at that age really wow!
2 years agoReply
Damn, this kid makes me feel all dumb and underaccomplished. Good for him though. I hope his plan really does make a huge impact on our water.
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@BeannachtOraibh wow you deff know a ton about it then!! If you know anything else or learn any updates keep us posted !!!
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