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Floating Platform Could Filter the Plastic from our Polluted Oceans

Marcella M

Architect Cristian Ehrmantraut has developed a prototype that could help create a brighter future for our polluted oceans. Plastics are the biggest polluters in our oceans, there are six "mega-vortexes of floating plastic" out there. With the increasing societal need for convenience, plastic comes as a perfect solution. Plastics take "500 years to biodegrade, yet it is designed to be used for an average of 5 minutes until it is thrown away." How can we protect the future of our oceans?

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