• Eco-friendly: Five ways people are trying to help the environment by cleaning up waste

    March 14, 2019 | Europe

    Well not a robot with hands and legs, but a small boat-like device which collects waste along its path in the water and recycles the plastic it picks up. The craft has been launched by WWF and Sky Ocean Rescue to help get plastic out of the waterways, seas and oceans. It's been tried out in other countries already, but Devon is the first place in the UK to use it. continue reading

  • Robot ‘shark’ that eats plastic waste launched to tackle pollution

    March 4, 2019 | Europe

    An autonomous marine robot has been released at a Devon harbour in an attempt to clear it of plastic waste. With the ability to “swallow” up to 60kg of debris in one trip, the WasteShark has been proposed as a way to clean up coastal waters in the country’s most vital marine zones. Modelling their drone on the world’s largest fish, the whale shark, the creators say it emits no pollution and poses no threat to local wildlife. continue reading

  • WWF AND SKY LAUNCH WASTESHARK

    March 4, 2019 | Europe

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  • Drone ‘shark’ that eats plastic goes live in UK waters

    March 4, 2019 | Europe

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  • Waste Shark: Plastic – Eating Drones

    January 26, 2019 | Europe

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