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2016 Marine Debris Art Contest Winners Announced

APRIL 1, 2016--Congratulations to our 2016 NOAA Marine Debris Program Art Contest winners! This year, we received more than 750 entries from kindergarten to 8th-grade students with incredible visual messages on what we need to do to be the solution to ocean pollution.

Winners of the 2016 art contest will be featured in our 2017 marine debris calendar to help raise awareness on the harmful impacts marine debris has on our oceans year-round.

To see all the winners, visit the contest page on our website.

For more information about the NOAA Marine Debris Program Art Contest and winners, contact

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Drawing of an hourglass with debris in it.
Art contest winner Danah L., Grade 5, from Hawaii. (NOAA)