Saving our Seas – Tapping into the Wisdom of OceanElders

by Martha Shaw (New York, NY) – For 10,000 years, the ocean has been the life support system that has generously supplied us with air, food, and shelter in the embrace of a livable climate. In a perfect world, human beings might have fit nicely into the Earth’s ecosystem, in …

Plastics Industry Sponsors UpGyres

UPGYRES News / January 7-15, 2014   UpGyres  –  short for Upcycle the Gyres Society –   Transforming Marine Plastic Pollution into Revenue Streams In this Issue: CANADIAN PLASTICS INDUSTRY sponsors UpGyres’ energy recovery study it could be used as a blueprint for remote coastal communities worldwide INTERVENE PLUNGE INTO …

Oilprice article for Ethical Markets: New EPA Rule Requires Chemical Disclosure for Offshore Fracking

New EPA Rule Requires Chemical Disclosure for Offshore Fracking The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency published a rule on January 9, 2014 requiring oil and gas companies using hydraulic fracturing off the coast of California to disclose the chemicals they discharge into the ocean. Oil and gas companies have been fracking offshore California …

Exploring creating synergies between The Waste Free Oceans Project and Upcycle the Gyres

News Release – Tuesday, June 12, 2012 Title: Exploring creating synergies between The Waste Free Oceans Project and Upcycle the Gyres Vancouver, Canada, June 12, 2012 – The Upcycle the Gyres Society today announced that it has opened a collaborative dialog with the Waste Free Oceans Project. The Waste Free …

Dr. Martin Blake joins the Advisory Board of the Upcycle the Gyres Society

Vancouver, Canada, June 6, 2012 – The Upcycle the Gyres Society (“UGS” or the “Society”) today announced that Dr. Martin Blake has agreed to accept the appointment of Strategic Advisor. Dr. Blake brings outstanding capabilities and an extensive background, especially in the area of sustainability. His strategic guidance, advice, and contributions …