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    sandygirl Andrea Koll Greatist thewinniecooper Gisela Hausmann Author Jackie Ramirez Ben Goldhirsh Bora Chang Michelle Heathers

The ugly journey of our trash

S. Tamer Durak

No one knows for sure but scientists think over six million tons of marine debris may be entering our ocean every year. One of the reasons Project AWARE is collecting marine debris data from divers is to help build a clear picture of the underwater trash that threatens ocean life. With this knowledge, we can make more effective decisions when it comes to waste management policies.

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  • Ben Goldhirsh

    love this. how has engagement been amongst divers? I know ReefCheck has been able to tap divers around the world on reef health, and I love long tail responses to problems that no individual can tackle solo.

  • Emily Howard

    Great, informative infographic. Thanks for sharing!