Ocean Clean Up Program

Ocean Clean Up Program

Question- Consider the following statements regarding Ocean Clean up Program:

A.The ocean cleanup foundation is started in 2013 by Boyan Slat.

B.It is also planning to clean up the great pacific garbage patch.

Of the above which statements is/are correct:

  1. A
  2. B
  3. Both A & B
  4. None of the above

Answer. 1

Related facts-

  • Young Dutch entrepreneur Boyan Slat has started the ocean clean up foundation in 2013. United Nations environment programme awarded Boyan Slat with the champion of the earth in 2014.
  • Until now he was operating his project of ocean cleaning program in small regions of seas. But this month he went on to launch a mammoth task of cleaning the great pacific garbage patch, the largest plastic waste concentration on planet. It is one of the biggest 5 oceanic gyres on the earth.
  • Gyres- are region of circulating ocean current in Open Ocean. Gyres are formed due to Corriolis effect, Vorticity of the earth along with horizontal and vertical friction. North pacific gyre is one of the largest gyre facing the menace of plastic waste.

                                                                         -Ramayan Upadhyay

References:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Ocean_Cleanup

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