Traft: it’s a tent, it’s a raft

January 1st, 2018

Outdoor adventurers appreciate keeping things light by traveling only with necessary equipment. Gear that does double duty is particularly useful. That’s where Traft™ comes in. It’s a tent—and it’s a raft. Take it whitewater rafting, then set it up (on land) for a good night’s sleep. Traft is the brainchild of adventurer Evan Glassman, founder […]

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The Ocean Cleanup foundation plans to rid oceans of plastic

September 1st, 2017

In the Pacific Ocean, there is an area known as the Great Pacific Garbage Patch, a mass of plastic and other debris that doesn’t biodegrade. Estimated to be between the size of the state of Texas and the continental United States twice over, the patch is held in place by ocean currents.    Boyan Slat, […]

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