Practice Green Boating

Boating is associated with so many enjoyable outdoor activities: wildlife watching, swimming, fishing, snorkeling and diving. Each of these experiences is enhanced by the clean water needed for a healthy ocean. Ocean Conservancy’s Good Mate program provides five easy ways boaters can protect our ocean and waterway.

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Sign Up to Clean Up

Ocean trash is a serious pollution problem that affects the health of people, wildlife and local economies. Join the world’s largest volunteer effort for our ocean and waterways by participating in the International Coastal Cleanup.

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Solving Marine Debris Mysteries

Peru Coordinator Arturo Medina is using Cleanup data to analyze behavior and effect change in his country.

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Setting Sail to Search for Marine Debris in the Gulf of Maine

Allison Schutes sails with Rozalia Project as a guest scientist studying ocean trash. She'll be search for debris on shore and underwater.

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Cleanup Volunteer Finds Message in a Bottle

A letter from a sixth grader in Japan travels all the way to Hawaii by way of ocean currents.

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10 Things You Can Do for Trash Free Seas

Your everyday choices can help keep the ocean healthy.

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Our Sponsor: NOAA Marine Debris Program

The NOAA Marine Debris Program serves as a centralized marine debris capability within NOAA in order to coordinate, strengthen, and increase the visibility of marine debris issues and efforts within the agency, its partners, and the public.

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