While military drones have
been used to aimlessly kill people for years, the technology behind them can be used for
good. If a Roomba can clean a room, why not get a robot to clean the ocean?

We’ve mucked up our environment pretty damn badly. Time we figure out a way to clean it up.


 

Enter several intrepid French industrial designers, who propose using drone technology to send out unmanned marine vehicles for two weeks at a time, scooping out the garbage from our oceans.

Here’s hoping this leaps off the design page sooner than later. Our mother (earth) desperately needs it.

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