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Diving into Ka Lae: A Small Nonprofit Receives International Cleanup Help on Hawaiʻi Island

By: Megan Lamson, Guest Blogger and Coordinator of the Hawaiʻi Island Marine Debris Removal Project for the Hawaiʻi Wildlife Fund

At the bottom of South Point Road in Kamaʻoa (Kaʻū district, SE Hawaiʻi) lies a well-known rocky shoreline named Ka Lae, translated from Hawaiian to mean point, promontory, or wisdom. 456 more words

Marine Debris

Barge Brings Tons Of Buoys, Other Ocean Debris To Seattle

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — Hundreds of tons of marine debris have been collected from the shores of Alaska and British Columbia as part of an unprecedented cleanup effort that an organizer says barely made a dent in the rubbish that remains on beaches. 659 more words


Barge Carrying Debris Arrives in Seattle After Removal Efforts

By: Peter Murphy

SEATTLE, WASHINGTON — a football-field sized barge carrying nearly 3,400 super-sacks of marine debris from remote and rugged beaches from Alaska and British Columbia docked at the Waste Management facility in Seattle, Washington, Thursday morning. 300 more words

Presumed Japanese Tsunami Boat Apprehended At-Sea -Story from Lincoln Co. News

A derelict fishing boat was spotted earlier today about two miles off Seal Rock. Thinking it is a tsunami damaged boat, agents from Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife, Oregon State Police and Hatfield Marine Science Center motored out to inspect it. 380 more words

Boat Oregon Advisory Teams

Keep your eyes open and be ready to fall in love

So I’ve just started reading this book of essays on fiction writing by Debra Spark called Curious Attractions. Actually, I’ve only finished the first essay and I’m already inspired to post about it. 673 more words

Writing Advice

New Report: Detecting Marine Debris At Sea

By: Marine Debris Program staff

Imagine this common scenario: you’re looking into the horizon over the ocean, and you have just spotted an object in the distance. 292 more words

The End is In Sight: Summer Should Bring Less Debris to Pacific NW

By: Dianna Parker

Our partners in the Pacific Northwest have noticed an increase in marine debris on shorelines this past month, including small vessels that likely washed out to sea during the tsunami in Japan in 2011. 490 more words