One Melbourne entrepreneur's mission to clean up the world's oceans

LUDOVIC Grosjean, founder of Melbourne-based startup OceanXGroup, wants to solve the problem of polluted waterways and oceans.

Grosjean's mission is to clean up the world's waterways with drone technology and, with his unique background as an engineer and oceanographer, he's well placed to tackle the problem.

"Ocean pollution is major. If you look at the data, by 2050 there would be more plastic in the ocean than fish in the ocean," says Grosjean.

"Last September we discovered that there is pollution everywhere now, even in our food. It's even down where humans have never been. If you go to Marianas Trench, which is the deepest point in the ocean just north of Australia, you can find pollution there. So that's critical."

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David Simmons - Business News Australia - 12 Jan 2018

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