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The Stormtrooper Helmet (6 pics)

Waiting for the release of the movie Star Wars: The Force Awakens , brand ANOVOS designed a life-sized Stormtrooper helmet. This plastic replica was inspired by the new design that we’ll see in the upcoming Star Wars movie.

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The Stormtrooper Helmet (6 pics)

Ingenious Ocean Cleaning System (5 pics)

Today, oceans are polluted with millions of ton of plastic. Boyan Slat, has come up with a feasible solution to clean up the ocean’s garbage patches. Instead of going after the plastic using boats and nets, “The Ocean Cleanup” will use long floating barriers, using the natural movement of the ocean currents to passively concentrate the plastic itself enabling a platform to efficiently remove the plastic afterward.

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Ingenious Ocean Cleaning System (5 pics)

Washed Up: Alejandro Duran’s Site-Specific Found Plastic and Trash Installations (10 pics)

Working along a single stretch of coastline in Sian Ka’an, Mexico’s largest federally-protected reserve, artist Alejandro Duran collects countless bits of trash that washes up from locations around the world. So far he’s discovered plastic debris from dozens of countries on this shore of the Caribbean coast which he utilizes for site site-specific installations for an ongoing project titled Washed Up . By creating aesthetically pleasing landscapes from a disheartening medium, it’s Duran’s hope to create a harsh juxtaposition that draws attention to the global catastrophe of ocean pollution.)

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Washed Up: Alejandro Duran’s Site-Specific Found Plastic and Trash Installations (10 pics)