Showing posts from June 29, 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. For full report, click on headline. For related story, click here. 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.