Posts tagged with marine-debris

Sources and impacts of marine litter by Jane Lee/ Marlisco

Posted Friday December 12, 2014 by Reef Relief

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Seas At Risk: Our Plastic, Our Problem (A marine litter info-operetta!)

Posted Friday December 12, 2014 by Reef Relief

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Hawaiian Marine Refuge Now Filled With Garbage

Posted Tuesday November 25, 2014 by Reef Relief

Nov 18, 2014 07:00 AM ET // by Patrick J. Kiger ....

Nov 18, 2014 07:00 AM ET // by Patrick J. Kiger . Discover News Photo: NOAA The Papahānaumokuākea Marine National Monument in Hawaii, a World Heritage Site and one of the largest...

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Annual “Keep The Sea Free of Debris Art Contest!”

Posted Thursday October 16, 2014 by Reef Relief

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                                  Resources – Downloads 2015 Art Contest Entry Form 2015 Art Contest Flier  ...

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Artists fashion a treasure out of trash

Posted Thursday October 16, 2014 by Reef Relief

By Kate Bradshaw | Tribune Staff Published: October 16, 2014    ...

By Kate Bradshaw | Tribune Staff Published: October 16, 2014     ST. PETERSBURG — The colorful sculpture towering above Poynter Park has a certain grace to it, though it’s...

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New Global Policy Effort to Tackle Crisis of Plastic Litter in Oceans Urged

Posted Wednesday November 13, 2013 by Reef Relief

ScienceDaily Oct. 29, 2013 — Plastic litter is one of the most...

ScienceDaily Oct. 29, 2013 — Plastic litter is one of the most significant problems facing the world's marine environments. Yet in the absence of a coordinated global strategy, an estimated...

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Turtle found that pooped plastic for a month

Posted Thursday March 28, 2013 by Reef Relief

By Bryan Nelson. Thu, Mar 24 2011 at 1:00 AM. mother nature...

By Bryan Nelson. Thu, Mar 24 2011 at 1:00 AM. mother nature network As the world's experts on plastic pollution gather this week in Honolulu for the Fifth International Marine...

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Presidents Day Cleanup Removes 734 lbs of Debris

Posted Thursday February 21, 2013 by Reef Relief

On Presidents Day, Reef Relief in partnership with the City of Key...

On Presidents Day, Reef Relief in partnership with the City of Key West was joined by 21 volunteers including City Commissioner Tony Yaniz, who scoured Key West’s Little Hamaca Park. Volunteers...

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Haiti bans plastic bags, foam containers

Posted Monday October 01, 2012 by Reef Relief

BY Jacqueline Charles and Curtis Morgan. Miami Herald. September 24, 2012 PORT-AU-PRINCE,...

BY Jacqueline Charles and Curtis Morgan. Miami Herald. September 24, 2012 PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — Plastic and foam food containers are everywhere in this enterprising Caribbean nation — clogging canals, cluttering...

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Plastic floated as commercial catch for fishing industry

Posted Thursday June 28, 2012 by Reef Relief

RW. http://cphpost.dk/ June 27, 2012 – 11:04 A new net could help...

RW. http://cphpost.dk/ June 27, 2012 – 11:04 A new net could help clean up the oceans while at the same time providing struggling fishermen with a source of income This...

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Hawaii Plastic Bag Fee Gains Support

Posted Monday February 20, 2012 by Reef Relief

AP.   TREENA SHAPIRO 02/17/2012 9:17 am (AP) — A proposal to...

AP.   TREENA SHAPIRO 02/17/2012 9:17 am (AP) — A proposal to collect fees from customers who choose disposable paper and plastic shopping bags is gaining support as it works...

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Volunteer effort could help preserve the reef

Posted Tuesday January 31, 2012 by Reef Relief

Tuesday, January 31, 2012. Key West Citizen. Letters to the Editor In...

Tuesday, January 31, 2012. Key West Citizen. Letters to the Editor In 1996, as a volunteer certified diver, I went down to the Florida Keys to assist in mapping out...

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Tell Congress to Fight Ocean Plastic!

Posted Monday December 12, 2011 by Reef Relief

Your voice needs to be heard, tell your Representative to support the...

Your voice needs to be heard, tell your Representative to support the Reauthorization of the Marine Debris Research, Prevention and Reduction Act. As you know, marine debris (plastic and other...

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August 27th Clean-up

Posted Friday September 09, 2011 by Reef Relief

Here’s the results of Reef Relief’s and T.R.A.S.H.E.D. in the Keys’ August...

Here’s the results of Reef Relief’s and T.R.A.S.H.E.D. in the Keys’ August clean-up at Hurricane Hole. Our great volunteers removed 247 lb of marine debris from the mangroves and shoreline....

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Tell Congress to Fight Ocean Plastic!-Ocean Champions Action Alert

Posted Friday July 22, 2011 by Reef Relief

Your voice needs to be heard, tell your Representative to support the...

Your voice needs to be heard, tell your Representative to support the Reauthorization of the Marine Debris Research, Prevention and Reduction Act. As you know, marine debris (plastic and other...

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