Talking Trash

Talking Trash & Taking Action

A marine debris education partnership between Ocean Conservancy and the NOAA Marine Debris Program.

Marine debris is one of the greatest threats our ocean faces, but luckily it is an issue with which we can all play a part in the solution. Talking Trash & Taking Action is a marine debris education partnership between Ocean Conservancy and the NOAA Marine Debris Program. It was developed as a means to educate the next generation about ocean trash and, most importantly, how we all can prevent it.

Below, you'll find useful information to review and download for your educational needs:

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