In 2013, Boyan Slat began to question the large volumes of plastic accumulating in our oceans and why no one was doing anything to clean it up. At 16 years old, he began research into potential solutions to effectively recover and remove it

A small town in the Eastern Cape stands up against destructive sand dune mining in their area

The proposed sand dune mining by an Australian company, MRC, has brought communities in the Xolobeni District Municipality together in a show of solidarity against the destruction and mining of their pristine beaches.

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