The Aqua Kids go trolling for plastics in Lake Superior focusing on the Issue of Microplastics in our waterways. They look into the who, what, where, and why of this environmental concern.
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For me it all started when I was 16 years old and I was diving in Greece and I realized I was coming across more plastic bags than fish.
Boyan Slat is a Dutch entrepreneur and inventor who creates technologies to tackle global issues of sustainability. He is the founder and CEO of The Ocean Cleanup, where he is responsible for overall strategy and cleanup technology development. He has been recognized as one of the 20 Most Promising Young Entrepreneurs Worldwide (Intel EYE50), and was crowned 2014 Champion of the Earth, the United Nations’ highest environmental accolade. In 2015, HM King Harald of Norway awarded Boyan the maritime industry’s Young Entrepreneur Award.