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Marine Debris Program Participates in International Update at Gulf of Maine Council Meeting

AUG. 8, 2022 — On July 28, 2022, NOAA Marine Debris Program Northeast Regional Coordinator Demi Fox attended a Gulf of Maine Council on the Marine Environment meeting in Portland, Maine, to join a presentation on marine debris prevention and removal efforts underway in Canada and the United States.

An American flag and a Canadian flag.
The Marine Debris Program, along with several regional partners, presented updates on marine debris prevention and removal at the July Gulf of Maine Council meeting. Image credit: NOAA.

With support from the Marine Debris Program, Blue Ocean Society for Marine Conservation, Urban Harbors Institute, Surfrider Foundation, Center for Coastal Studies, and the Huntsman Marine Science Centre are working across the Gulf of Maine region to conduct cleanups, collect data, host outreach programs and engage businesses, government agencies, students, industry, and community partners in addressing marine debris.

Last updated Monday, August 15, 2022 11:48am PDT