Marine Debris and Plastics Program

Marine plastic pollution represents one of the greatest threats to our world’s ocean.  It is a global problem affecting every coast and ocean in the world. It affects everything from the environment to the economy; from fishing and navigation to human health and safety; from the tiniest coral polyps to giant blue whales.

We at the Center for Coastal Studies are engaged in studying, removing and educating about marine plastic pollution in a number of different ways.  From beach cleanups and monitoring, to derelict fishing gear retrieval and student art projects, the Center is the leader on Cape Cod addressing this issue.

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Entanglement Hotline: (800) 900-3622
ccs@coastalstudies.org
(508) 487-3622
5 Holway Avenue
Provincetown, MA 02657
(508) 487-3623

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