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Ocean Hour Fl

Ocean Hour Fl Ocean Hour Fl is dedicated to spending one hour each Saturday cleaning a local beach or waterway., educating and encouraging others to do the same.

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Derelict Fishing Gear Mapping and Removal in the Main Hawaiian Islands – 2008

Survey and remove derelict fishing gear (DFG) from coastlines along the main Hawaiian Islands through aerial surveys/mapping and subsequent removal of DFG from target areas with elevated concentrations of this debris. Project Abstract This project, coordinated by the NOAA Coral Reef Ecosystem Division (CRED) built upon previously funded efforts in 2005-2006 to map the regional distribution of derelict fishing gear …

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Guam Marine Debris Removal and Prevention Campaign – 2007

Remove marine debris from coastal waters in Guam and promote education and outreach on marine debris Project Abstract The Micronesian Divers Association launched a two-pronged campaign to reduce marine debris in Guam’s coastal waters by facilitating removal activities at severely impacted reefs and adjacent rivers and expanding education and outreach activities begun by the Guam Marine Awareness Foundation, local Guam …

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Recycling North Carolina Derelict Crab Pots into Oyster Reefs – 2013

The objective of this project is to design and test a program that will collect and recycle derelict crab pots into oyster reefs in Pamlico Sound, North Carolina. Project Abstract The project will remove derelict pots from targeted areas within 180,000 acres of the Pamlico Sound, transport them to a secure site, convert the pots into materials suitable for forming …

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Volunteer Marine Debris Removal at Condado Lagoon, San Juan Puerto Rico – 2013

The objective of this project is to remove marine debris from Condado Lagoon as well as provide prevention, outreach, education activities to prevent marine debris from returning to the Lagoon. Project Abstract This project will remove approximately two tons of marine debris from Condado Lagoon as well as provide prevention, outreach, education activities to prevent marine debris from returning to …