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The New Inventions Saving Our Oceans

The New Inventions Saving Our Oceans

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Spongesuit

The most effective environmental devices are often those that require no extra effort from their users – which is exactly the ethos behind the Spongesuit. This two-piece bikini designed by researchers at the University of California is created from a pollutant-absorbing material which literally sucks up unwanted elements from the ocean as you swim. In fact, it can hold up to 25 times its own weight in toxins without exposing the wearer to any risk at all.

Despite the less-than-chic name, the actual designs are rather flattering and it is thought the material can be used to create bathing suits of all shapes and sizes. The bikini is not yet in mass production but this is certainly one to look out for in the future.

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