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Drones Used To Trace Dumped Waste: Norway

by: Peter Sant
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The Norwegian capital Oslo uses underwater drones to trace dumped waste in the fjord. Looked out at your old car and did not want to take your vehicle to the demolition? Drones used to trace dumped waste: Norway. The WEF (World Economic Forum) report emphasizes the need for applying circular economy principles.

Drones Used To Trace Dumped Waste

"Not so many years ago, a mayor of Oslo advised you to drive your car on the ice," says Solve Stubberud of the Norwegian Association of Motorists at The New York Times. Lost in the depths of the fjord in Oslo, stretching out from the capital, is a trove that would please any intrepid archaeologist or Nordic noir sleuth: sunken Viking trinkets, bullion from Hitler’s prized warship and, possibly, a few victims of homicide. Mostly, though, the fjord is filled with garbage, like unwanted cars.
Trash,  floating, sea, water, dumped waste

Alarmed Environmentalists

After a dead dolphin was washed up in January, which had been entangled in the plastic waste dumped in the water, the size was full for the Norwegians: it was decided to do a big cleaning action.
Dead Dolphin on the bach wrapped in plastic

Furniture Is Part Of The Dumped Waste.

Human divers who fish the trash out of the water receive help from drones who have to track down the dirt islands. From this spring, the drones will explore the depths of the fjord near Oslo. The Norwegians will presumably use the underwater drone BluEye.
The BluEye #Drone under water
The BluEye drone under in action.

"There is furniture for complete households," says drone operator Christine Spiten. There are also more than 1,550 mines from the Second World War in the Oslo fjord. The Norwegians also want to use an electric vessel with a crane to catch the dumped cars and other junk starting next year.

Recommended: Waste Canals Amsterdam Recycled Into Sustainable Furniture

Dumping Mine Waste Thus Polluting Is Allowed By Norway.

However, Norwegian environmentalists point out that cleaning the fjords is only a drop in the ocean as long as the Norwegian government allows companies to dump mine waste into the sea. Norway has never ratified an international treaty that forbids these polluting and very harmful practices.

Langfjorden, a kilometre from the centre of Kirkenes on Norway's Barents Sea coast, is filled up with tailings from the iron-ore processing plant.
Langfjorden, a kilometer from the center of Kirkenes on Norway's Barents Sea coast, is filled up with tailings from the iron ore processing plant. Photo: Thomas Nilsen

Kiel Inge Røkke Starts To Collect Plastic Waste.

Kiel Inge Røkke is one of the richest men in Norway. He is a self-made billionaire who never even finished high-school but started working as a fisherman at 18 and gradually built a leading worldwide fisheries business. Røkke’s fortune was made in the sea. Now he wants to give back to the sea by building a research vessel that will collect up to 5 tons of plastics from the water daily. In an interview for Oslo’s Aftenposen newspaper, Røkke talked about the yacht and his motivation to build it. 
"The sea has given me great opportunities. I’m grateful for that. I want to give back to society the bulk of what I’ve earned. This ship is a part of that. The idea of such a ship has evolved over many years, but the plans have become concrete in the past year."

REV yaght on floating dock, water, land, cars, trees
The REV (research expedition vessel) on a floating dry dock.

Recommended: Waste In Oceans: Plastic Soup And The Great Bubble Barrier

When completed in 2021, the REV (research expedition vessel) will be the world’s largest yacht. It will be operated independently by the world’s largest conservation organization - the World Wild Fund for Nature (WWF). It will be able to accommodate 60 researchers in addition to a crew of 30. 

The ship will carry equipment capable of conducting environmental monitoring in the oceans (up to 20,000 ft. deep) and the atmosphere. It will also be capable of collecting and safely melting up to 5 tons of plastic per day. Nina Jensen, WWF Secretary-General, said she was excited about the cooperation. "We are far apart in (our) views on oil, and we will continue to challenge Røkke when we disagree with him, but in this project, we will meet to make a big difference in the environmental struggle collectively."



                        Biggest yacht in the world: Norway REV yacht will be the world's largest - TomoNews

 

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Indeed, initiatives like this are crucial for addressing marine life's threats - from ocean acidification and pollution to overfishing and temperature changes. A 2015 report published in the journal Science calculated that "275 million metric tons (MT) of plastic waste was generated in 192 coastal countries in 2010, with 4.8 to 12.7 million MT entering the ocean."
A report by the World Economic Forum (WEF) predicts that oceans will contain more plastic on the current track than fish by 2050 (by weight). Moreover, 95% of the value of plastic packaging material, worth $80 billion-$120 billion annually, is lost to the economy after short first use. 

REV yacht, blue, icebergs, water, ocean

The WEF report emphasizes the need for applying circular economy principles. It points out that  “achieving the systemic change needed to shift the global plastic value chain will require major collaboration efforts between all stakeholders across the global plastics value chain – consumer goods companies, plastic packaging producers and plastics manufacturers, businesses involved in the collection, sorting and reprocessing, cities, policy-makers, and NGOs.”

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The Norwegian capital Oslo uses underwater drones to trace dumped waste in the fjord. Looked out at your old car and did not want to take your vehicle to the demolition? Drones used to trace dumped waste: Norway. The WEF (World Economic Forum) report emphasizes the need for applying circular economy principles. Drones Used To Trace Dumped Waste "Not so many years ago, a mayor of Oslo advised you to drive your car on the ice," says Solve Stubberud of the Norwegian Association of Motorists at The New York Times. Lost in the depths of the fjord in Oslo, stretching out from the capital, is a trove that would please any intrepid archaeologist or Nordic noir sleuth: sunken Viking trinkets, bullion from Hitler’s prized warship and, possibly, a few victims of homicide. Mostly, though, the fjord is filled with garbage, like unwanted cars. Alarmed Environmentalists After a dead dolphin was washed up in January, which had been entangled in the plastic waste dumped in the water, the size was full for the Norwegians: it was decided to do a big cleaning action. Furniture Is Part Of The Dumped Waste. Human divers who fish the trash out of the water receive help from drones who have to track down the dirt islands. From this spring, the drones will explore the depths of the fjord near Oslo. The Norwegians will presumably use the underwater drone BluEye. The BluEye drone under in action. "There is furniture for complete households," says drone operator Christine Spiten. There are also more than 1,550 mines from the Second World War in the Oslo fjord. The Norwegians also want to use an electric vessel with a crane to catch the dumped cars and other junk starting next year. Recommended:  Waste Canals Amsterdam Recycled Into Sustainable Furniture Dumping Mine Waste Thus Polluting Is Allowed By Norway. However, Norwegian environmentalists point out that cleaning the fjords is only a drop in the ocean as long as the Norwegian government allows companies to dump mine waste into the sea. Norway has never ratified an international treaty that forbids these polluting and very harmful practices. Langfjorden, a kilometer from the center of Kirkenes on Norway's Barents Sea coast, is filled up with tailings from the iron ore processing plant. Photo: Thomas Nilsen Kiel Inge Røkke Starts To Collect Plastic Waste. Kiel Inge Røkke is one of the richest men in Norway. He is a self-made billionaire who never even finished high-school but started working as a fisherman at 18 and gradually built a leading worldwide fisheries business. Røkke’s fortune was made in the sea. Now he wants to give back to the sea by building a research vessel that will collect up to 5 tons of plastics from the water daily. In an interview for Oslo’s Aftenposen newspaper, Røkke talked about the yacht and his motivation to build it.  "The sea has given me great opportunities. I’m grateful for that. I want to give back to society the bulk of what I’ve earned. This ship is a part of that. The idea of such a ship has evolved over many years, but the plans have become concrete in the past year." The REV (research expedition vessel) on a floating dry dock. Recommended:  Waste In Oceans: Plastic Soup And The Great Bubble Barrier When completed in 2021, the REV (research expedition vessel) will be the world’s largest yacht. It will be operated independently by the world’s largest conservation organization - the World Wild Fund for Nature (WWF). It will be able to accommodate 60 researchers in addition to a crew of 30.  The ship will carry equipment capable of conducting environmental monitoring in the oceans (up to 20,000 ft. deep) and the atmosphere. It will also be capable of collecting and safely melting up to 5 tons of plastic per day. Nina Jensen, WWF Secretary-General, said she was excited about the cooperation. "We are far apart in (our) views on oil, and we will continue to challenge Røkke when we disagree with him, but in this project, we will meet to make a big difference in the environmental struggle collectively." {youtube}                         Biggest yacht in the world: Norway REV yacht will be the world's largest - TomoNews   Recommended:  Solar Wind And Hydrogen Powers Modern Cargo Ships Indeed, initiatives like this are crucial for addressing marine life's threats - from ocean acidification and pollution to overfishing and temperature changes. 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Recommended:  Solar Panel Recycling: Photovoltaics Rebirth Like to write your article about waste in the oceans? Send your writing & scribble with a photo to  [email protected] , and we will write an interesting article based on your input.
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