Mapping pollution to protect the ocean
Mapping pollution to protect the ocean
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First Non-Shipping Company Joins Eyesea
German apparel manufacturer GOT BAG has become the first non-shipping company to join the Eyesea initiative. In 2016, GOT BAG started sourcing Ocean Impact Plastic, recycling it, and processing it into backpacks. The company now works with a network of 2,500 fishermen and people in Indonesia collecting Ocean Impact Plastic. The material is then sorted […]
‘Found my Kids Playing With Plastic Trash at a Beach So I Cleaned Up 650 Tonnes of It’
“The weirdest thing I’ve found at a beach while cleaning up has been a human skull,” says Lisbon Ferrao, a marketing professional whose passion, and side venture for many years now has been cleaning the beaches of Mumbai city. Today, the group ‘Vasai Beach Cleaners’ is one step toward Mumbaikars having spotless sands once again. […]
Kaiko Systems joins Eyesea to support ocean pollution data collection
Eyesea is a nonprofit organisation with a mission to map global pollution and maritime hazards. Its mobile application allows individuals to submit geotagged photographs which the organisation plans to use to identify what makes up maritime pollution, its density, and where clean-up efforts can have the greatest impact. “Collecting proper data on where maritime pollution […]
Eyesea Appoints Rommy paz Osorio as Chile Country Head
We are very pleased to welcome Rommy paz Osorio as Country Head for Eyesea Chile. Rommy, in addition to her work on recycling and coastal clean-ups, has been promoting Eyesea to community groups, schools, and local authorities – resulting in Chile becoming Eyesea’s most successful example of nationwide data collection. It is hard to describe […]
Ocean Nova Joins Eyesea
The expedition vessel, Ocean Nova, has become the cruise ship to join the Eyesea pollution mapping initiative. Richard Del Valle, President of Adventure Shipping, said “We’re very pleased to be leading the way on an environmental issue that is so important to everyone who sails – both crew and passengers. The case for Eyesea is […]
GAC JOINS EYESEA
Dubai-headquartered GAC Group has announced its membership of the maritime pollution reporting and mapping initiative, Eyesea, which uses a smartphone app through which users submit geotagged photographs to report hazards and pollution. GAC Group recently unveiled its Roadmap to Sustainability, which sets out its commitment to adapt, reduce and mitigate its activities. “Eyesea has developed […]
Press from Eyesea’s launch
App to cut maritime pollution launched in Isle of Man. Includes interview with Eyesea Chief Operating Officer Cath Robertshaw. Read More
Pollution mapping app goes live
The industry-backed Eyesea pollution mapping initiative has gone live following six months of testing onboard commercial ships, recreational boats, and with community volunteers. The Eyesea app is now available on Google Play and in the Apple App stores. The pollution mapping initiative collects and processes oceanic pollution data, now via the click of a smartphone. […]