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Teysha CTO joins National Academy of Inventors

Karen L. Wooley, chief technology officer (CTO) of plastic substitute specialist Teysha Technologies, has been selected to be inducted into the National Academy of Inventors (NAI) as a 2019 NAI Fellow, effective as of April 10, 2020. The distinction, the highest given solely to academic inventors, highlights Wooley’s contributions to polymer science that include Teysha’s own biopolymer […]

‘It’s shocking, it’s horrendous’: Ellen MacArthur’s fight against plastic

She broke the solo record for sailing round the world, but now she is dedicating her life to an even greater challenge – saving it from the destructive tide of plastic pollution Trophies from her past glories as a competitive yachtswoman are placed discreetly around the 16th-century building on the Isle of Wight, the base […]

A sea of plastic: Shocking images show how bottles, bags and rubbish are choking our oceans

  One image taken near Roatan, an island off Honduras, shows diver grimace as he prepares to enter the water Rubbish was probably washed into sea from nearby Guatemala, carried on rivers swollen by rainy season flowing through towns and villages One ocean protection campaigner said it was the worst example of plastic pollution he […]