Tag Archives: Marine Debris

Lecture: Plastic Pollution – a Global Problem with Local Solutions.

The scope of plastic pollution on the planet can be overwhelming to someone who cares about the health of our environment. Understanding the inputs of the issue – from plastics manufacturing to solid waste infrastructure and policy – can provide …

PROGRAM FULL, THANK YOU! COASTSWEEP Beach Clean-up at Long Point

PROGRAM FULL, THANK YOU! Every summer trash and marine debris washes up on beautiful Long Point Beach in Provincetown, and every summer we ask volunteers to spare a couple of hours to help us collect it, document it, dispose of …

Fishing Gear Recovery Project Commences in Cape Cod Bay

April 10, 2017 The Center for Coastal Studies (CCS) has begun its “Fishing for Derelict Gear in Cape Cod Bay,” a project funded by the NOAA Marine Debris Program to identity, remove, document, and properly dispose of lost, abandoned or …

Pelagic Almanac E-Newsletter, Summer 2016

CLICK HERE for the Summer 2016 issue of Pelagic Almanac IN THIS ISSUE New study assesses future of North Atlantic right whale population NOAA removes certain humpback populations from Endangered Species list Entanglement Response Update MET License Plate program supports CCS research/rescue …

Pelagic Almanac E-Newsletter, Spring into Summer 2016

CLICK HERE for the Spring 2016 issue of Pelagic Almanac IN THIS ISSUE A busy spring for the Marine Animal Entanglement Response team. The humpbacks are here! Summer fun at CCS – SEA Space, Whale Week, and more! CCS leads new Climate Change …

Pelagic Almanac E-Newsletter, Winter 2015-2016

CLICK HERE for the Winter 2015-2016 issue of Pelagic Almanac IN THIS ISSUE New Collaboration with WCAI-FM The Wreck of the Pendleton Global Whale Entanglement Response Training “From The Bowseat” Student Art Contest 40th Anniversary Gala and Other Upcoming Events

Pelagic Almanac E-Newsletter, Fall 2015

CLICK HERE for the Fall issue of Pelagic Almanac IN THIS ISSUE COASTSWEEP 2015: Got Trash? Rare Beaked Whale in Provincetown Harbor 2015 Our Ocean Conference After Disentanglement – What Next?