TED: Charlotte Weir invites the audience to think about the future and work towards solutions. TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. Get involved!
The Ocean Cleanup is a Netherlands-based, non-government environmental engineering organization that develops technology to extract plastic pollution from the oceans. They have developed a "passive" cleanup system that takes advantage of the natural oceanic forces of wind, water, and currents.