Tag Archives: Marine Debris Program

NOAA’s “Keep the Sea Free of Debris!” art contest now open

The NOAA Marine Debris Program’s annual “Keep the Sea Free of Debris” Art Contest for grades K-8 is now open. Students can submit artwork from November 7th through December 19th.

This year, the NOAA MDP wants to know:

  • How does

NOAA awards nearly $1M for marine debris cleanup

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) - A federal agency is providing nearly $1 million in grants to support marine debris cleanup projects in U.S. coastal regions.

NOAA says in a release that the funding will be used to remove derelict vessels, trash, tires

Tsunami Debris Information

The March 11, 2011, earthquake and tsunami that devastated Japan is a human tragedy. The disaster claimed nearly 16,000 lives, injured 6,000 people and destroyed or damaged countless buildings.

marine debris photo, source: NOAA


Cantwell Applauds Ocean Shores Tsunami Debris Meeting

OCEAN SHORES, Wash. - Yesterday U.S. Senator Maria Cantwell (D-WA) issued the following statement regarding the ongoing effort to monitor and address the threat approaching tsunami debris poses to Washington’s coastal communities. Wednesday in Ocean Shores, federal and local