Latest Marine debris Stories

2009-10-28 14:37:34

The North Pacific Ocean is now commonly referred to as the world's largest garbage dump with an area the size of the continental United States covered in plastic debris.

2009-09-30 11:00:00

BOSTON, Sept. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Fishing for Energy has caught on in Massachusetts.

2009-09-18 16:52:00

FAIRFIELD, N.J., Sept. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- On Saturday, thousands of volunteers will hit beaches, lakes and rivers to help remove trash from our waterways by participating in Ocean Conservancy's 24th annual International Coastal Cleanup.

2009-08-28 06:20:00

Scientists recently returned from an expedition into the "Great Pacific Ocean Garbage Patch."

2009-08-04 13:55:24

A group of scientists is setting sail in the Pacific Ocean to study an unusual island that is made up of garbage.

2009-08-03 16:01:00

PORTLAND, Ore., Aug. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Fishing for Energy is catching on in Oregon.

2009-07-29 13:46:00

SAN FRANCISCO, July 29 /PRNewswire/ -- U.S.

2009-07-29 09:00:00

SANTA MONICA, Calif., July 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Swirling off the coast of California in the Pacific Ocean is a growing trash vortex twice the size of Texas, filled with plastic bags, bottles and other debris.

2009-06-19 09:39:00

Innovative fishing gear disposal program hosts inaugural event in Maine PORTLAND, Maine, June 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Fishing for Energy is hooking up the City of Portland to facilitate the disposal of unusable fishing gear from the area's fishermen serviced by the Portland Fish Exchange.

Word of the Day
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The word 'chickabiddy' may come from 'chick' plus 'biddy', a name used in calling a hen or chicken.