Latest Marine debris Stories
Scientists are reporting that household washing machines seem to be a major source of so-called "microplastic" pollution — bits of polyester and acrylic smaller than the head of a pin — that they now have detected on ocean shorelines worldwide.
BELFORD, N.J., Aug. 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The New Jersey Seafood Cooperative of Belford is the latest addition to the Fishing for Energy initiative, the program providing commercial fishermen a cost-free way to recycle old and unusable fishing gear.
MIAMI, July 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Black Point Marina is the first harbor in Florida to join the Fishing for Energy initiative.
SEAPLEX researchers estimate tens of thousands of tons of debris annually ingested by fish in middle ocean depths of North Pacific Ocean.
The number of US beach closings and health advisories reached 24,091 in 2010, the second-highest level in 21 years.
Green Builder Media announced today that environmentalist and explorer, Dr.
WASHINGTON, June 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Fishing for Energy, the unique partnership providing fishermen with a cost-free solution for recycling and recovering energy from old fishing gear, is commemorating World Ocean's Day this year with the achievement of a significant milestone - collecting one million pounds of old fishing gear and marine debris since the program's inception in 2008.
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