PLASTIX Creates New Material from Used Maritime Gear
Nine years ago, Hans Axel Kristensen, the CEO and co-founder of PLASTIX, saw opportunity in a market that had little incentive to recycle.
Lessons from a Round-the-World Voyage Cut Short
Since the first leg of eXXpedition’s Round the World mission set sail on October 8, 2019, 80 women from 23 countries have participated — nearly doubling the number of eXXpedition ambassadors (or participants of past voyages) so far.
What is a Whale?
Can We Make Things Without Doing Harm?
Women Set Sail in the Name of Science
In October of 2019 an all-female crew embarked on an ambitious sailing mission around the world to research and raise awareness of the threat of ocean plastic pollution.
“Hope Spots” & the Plan to Save Our Oceans
The earth’s oceans, taken in the entirety of their depth and breadth, comprise up to 99% of the living space on Earth, a stunning fact. As oceanographer Dr. Sylvia Earle puts it “our fate and the ocean’s are one.”
A Life Dedicated to Ocean Activism
Melissa Aguayo of the 5 Gyres Institute, an organization whose mission is to raise public awareness and increase corporate responsibility towards plastic pollution. 5 Gyres promotes the idea of a circular economy, which aims to keep waste to a minimum and materials within a recurring cycle of use...