Tag Archive for pollution

CityTree – This plant wall cleans as much polluted air as 275 trees (12 pics)

The start-up Green City Solutions created CityTree , an innovative plant wall capable of cleaning as much polluted air as 275 trees! Powered by solar panels, this plant wall measuring 4 meters high and three meters large uses moss to capture pollutants in city air, absorbing up to 240 tonnes of gas, dust and particles per year, or the equivalent of a forest of 275 trees.

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CityTree – This plant wall cleans as much polluted air as 275 trees (12 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)

Faces Projected on Air Pollution Smoke (6 pics)

Xiao Zhu is a Chinese company which main activity is to bring clean air to citizens. To show the pollution’s dangers and the 500 000 dying people each year because of that, this company decided to project faces of crying kids on polluant smoke coming from a factory.

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Faces Projected on Air Pollution Smoke (6 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)