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How the oceans can clean themselves: Boyan Slat at TEDxDelft18-year-old Boyan Slat combines environmentalism, entrepreneurism and technology to tackle . The Ocean Cleanup develops advanced technologies to rid world’s oceans of plastic. One passive system could theoretically remove about half the Great Pacific .

Ideas worth spreading” – And each of us would agree – they keep their promise. FiveOceans collected the most relevant and inspiring talks from TED. Boyan Slat (1994) is a Dutch inventor and entrepreneur who creates technologies to solve societal problems. He is the founder and CEO of The Ocean Cleanup, .

As for what can be done with the plastic, the Ocean Cleanup team tested. Slat made a splash last year with a TED talk from his engineering-savvy hometown of Delft. His idea is to clean up the great floating garbage . Currently working on oceanic plastic pollution, he believes current. Boyan Slat proposes a radical clean-up solution, for which he won the Best Technical Design. TEDx, where x = independently organized TED event.

How The Oceans Can Clean Themselves by Boyan Slat at TEDxDelft (Transcript). I believe you can’t clean up something you don’t know the size of. Something called the Ocean Cleanup caught his attention.

But then organizers of a local Ted Talk approached him. A Dutch teenager has invented a device that he claims could clean up some billion tonnes of plastic waste from the world’s oceans. Boyan Slat has unveiled plans to create an Ocean Cleanup Array that could remove 250tons of plastic waste from the . The barriers to cleaning up ocean plastic pollution are so massive that the vast majority of the scientific and advocacy community believe it’s a . An artist and a chef get their hands on some of the garbage collected by The Ocean Cleanup and create artwork to call attention to the fate of . He set up a foundation, The Ocean Cleanup, and explained his concept in a TedX Talk: How the Oceans can Clean Themselves. Dutch inventor Boyan Slat, founder of the Ocean Cleanup, says he can.

Delft University of Technology, given a TED talk that went viral, . So begins 19-year-old Boyan Slat’s TEDx Talk on clearing plastic pollution from the . The Ocean Cleanup Array design consists of a number of floating. I often get the question if I can name some favourite TED TEDx talks. Boyan Slat (The Ocean Cleanup), TED Fellow Cesar introduced an interesting idea . But after giving a TED Talk that went viral, his crowdfunding campaign landed him over US $2 .