Monday, 29 June 2009

Report Reveals the Growing Global Problem of Marine Litter

Washington DC/Nairobi, 8 June 2009 -
The head of the
United Nations Environment Program
Calls for World-Wide Ban on Pointless Thin Film Plastic Bags.

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Volunteers help remove nearly 41 tons of
marine debris along the southeastern coast
of the Big Island of Hawaii.

Photo courtesy of

the NOAA Marine Debris Program.