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World Oceans Day: Healthy Oceans – Healthy Planet - UNESCO.org (press release)

We are living in a time of unprecedented change. As we celebrate our marine treasures this World Oceans Day, we at UNESCO are also reflecting on the work needed to sustain them as sea levels rise, and the water grows warmer and more acidic. This year ...and more »

"Plastic is a design failure" says Parley for the Oceans founder - Dezeen

Designers and brands need to wean themselves off the plastic "drug", according to Parley for the Oceans founder Cyrill Gutsch, who is releasing his organisation's shoes made from recycled ocean plastic with Adidas today (+ interview). The Adidas x ...and more »

Adidas launches trainers made from ocean plastic with Parley for the Oceans - Dezeen

Sports brand Adidas and environmental initiative Parley for the Oceans have released the first batch of running shoes with uppers made using recycled plastic recovered from the sea (+ movie). Coinciding with World Oceans Day held on June 8, the Adidas ...and more »

13 Artists Who Turned Ocean Trash Into Amazing Art - TIME

Today is World Oceans Day, “a global day of ocean celebration and collaboration for a better future.” This year's focus is the prevention of plastic ocean pollution and events are taking place worldwide in order to learn about the challenges facing our ...and more »

Three ways the Northeastern community is addressing ocean plastics pollution - News@Northeastern

World Oceans Day is Wednesday, and events held around the world will celebrate the planet's oceans and raise awareness of the ways society can honor, protect, and conserve them. This year's theme of “Healthy Oceans, Healthy Planet” is meant to promote ...and more »

These Sick Sneakers Are Made From Ocean Garbage - Gizmodo

Companies like New Balance have been using recycled plastic from water bottles to make shoes for years now. But Adidas is taking that idea one step further. Teaming up with Parley for the Oceans, its new Adidas x Parley sneakers are also made from ...and more »

Adidas Spins Plastic from the Ocean into Awesome Kicks - WIRED

From a distance, Adidas' newest shoe looks seafoam green. But it's an illusion; up close that pellucid hue gives way to white, with teal thread stitched around the upper in contoured rows, like lines on a topographic map. That thread comes from a ...and more »

21-Year-Old's Miracle Ocean-Cleaning Tech Ready To Get Its Feet Wet - Huffington Post

It's time to see if this activist's plan to clean the ocean can really hold water. Boyan Slat, a 21-year-old who gained worldwide recognition two years ago for his ambitious plan to rid the oceans of plastics, is one step closer to making his idea a ...and more »

Adidas' limited edition sneakers are made from recycled ocean waste - The Verge

Last year, Adidas unveiled a prototype 3D-printed sneaker made from recycled plastic ocean waste. The design was a collaboration with Parley for the Oceans, an organization that raises awareness about the environmental destruction of the oceans. Now ...and more »

Adidas robots are making shoes from ocean garbage - Geek

It's World Oceans Day, and the environmentally-minded people at Adidas want to help you celebrate in style. With a little help from their new robot army, that is. Adidas chose today to officially launch the adidas x Parley, a new shoe that they've been ...and more »