“All of us go through life-changing experiences from time to time, whether it’s our job or personal life. But some of us are inspired to change much more than just our own lives and strive for more global changes. That’s exactly how a Dutchman called Boyan Slat’s life got its purpose. He went on a diving trip to Greece when he was 16 and was appalled to see more plastic than fish on the coast and swore to himself he was going to do something about that. Little did he know, he would start The Ocean Cleanup project two years later and create a passive floating device that collects plastic. But he didn’t stop here and recently created these solar-powered barges to fish the plastic out of the rivers and prevent it from getting into the oceans…”

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