Parley + adidas Originals’ Eco-Friendly Sneakers

Made from upcycled plastic waste, shoes that put the power of change with the consumer

Always of the belief that the power of change is in our hands as consumers, Parley for the Oceans has teamed up with adidas Originals for the EQT Support ADV sneaker. Available in two shades of blue, the core of this collaboration is that they are made from recycled Parley Ocean Plastic which is crafted from upcycled plastic waste. This trash is collected on beaches …

Thirza Schaap’s Plastic Ocean Photographs

Creating art that furthers awareness of ocean pollution, Dutch photographer Thirza Schaap collects trash from Clifton Beach, Cape Town and makes something quite pretty from it. Arranging various items (from straws to flip-flops) into sculptures, she then photographs the strange works of art, and the results are delicate-looking, pastel beauties. Schaap says it’s frightening how much waste washes up on the beach. “I love the …

The Haunting Sounds of Icebergs

Only 20 years ago the scientific community had no idea that icebergs made noise. After the last remaining chunk of the largest iceberg ever (twice the size of Delaware) began to fall apart, sounds were heard up to thousands of miles away. In fact, the ocean was documented as being much noisier as a whole. Through data analysis, scientists were able to trace the sounds …