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

Urbanisation poses a threat to the important Philippi horticultural area

Proposed property developments threaten a vital source of jobs, agriculture and underground water at the Philippi horticultural area.

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