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Articles from July 22, 2016

Posted: July 22, 2016
Man standing on a bridge, in front of a large canal.

JULY 22, 2016--During the week of July 18-22, NOAA participated in the annual EcoCanal notification exercise between the Panama Canal Authority (ACP) and the U.S. National Response Team (NRT).

Posted: July 22, 2016
Woman on a beach.

JULY 22, 2016--Monitoring shorelines for marine debris can help answer some important questions such as: How big is the marine debris problem, and how is it changing over time? What types of debris are most common in your region?

Posted: July 22, 2016

JULY 22, 2016--The United States Geological Survey (USGS) released their Pacific Walrus Coastal Haul out Database on July 18 in a coordinated effort with OR&R’s Spatial Data Branch to make the data available through Arctic ERMA®.

Posted: July 22, 2016

JULY 22, 2016--OR&R has a new Health and Safety Coordinator! After 24 years in this position, Nir Barnea, the outgoing health and safety coordinator, is hanging up his safety boots to focus solely on his marine debris responsibilities.

Posted: July 15, 2016
Hands holding small pieces of plastic.

JULY 15, 2016--Plastic debris can be found in all shapes and sizes, but debris that is less than five-millimeters long is called "microplastic".

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