Teenager Designs Floating Processor To Clean The World's Oceans in 5 Years! (Video)


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A young Dutch engineering student has a plan to clean up the world's oceans. He says it can be done in just five years and, with the help of his foundation, produce a multi-million dollar profit from the effort that will leave fish and plankton unharmed.

It Can Remove 1/3 of Plastic From World's Oceans in Just 5 Years and Yield $500 Million Profit. The student has a plan to clean up the world's oceans. He says it can be done in just five years and, with the help of his foundation, produce a multi-million dollar profit from the effort that will leave fish and plankton unharmed.

The "Great Pacific Garbage Patch," or "Pacific Trash Vortex," is a massive accumulation of garbage particles in the Pacific Ocean, an environmental hazard that is detrimental to marine wildlife, killing millions of animals each year and introducing harmful invasive species of algae and man-made pollutants to the oceans and thus, the world's food chains.

The issue has left scientists and researchers flabbergasted for years, but nineteen-year old Boyan Slat has come up with a potential solution.

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