Additional Resources

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Additional Resources

NOAA, Marine Debris in the Great Lakes 


Ocean Conservancy's Trash-Free Seas Website


NOAA's Marine Debris Blog

- Cigarette Butts: Plastic, Toxic, Marine Debris (released April 19, 2012)

Congratulations to the Winners of the First "Communicating for a Clean Future" Marine Debris PSA Competition! (released May 20, 2016)

Plastics in the Ocean: How They Get There, Their Impacts, and Our Solutions (released June 27, 2016)


NOAA's Trash Talk Video Series 


NOAA Marine Debris Activities and Curricula


Marine Debris Coloring Book


NOAA, An Educator's Guide to Marine Debris


NOAA, Marine Debris Program Videos


NOAA, What We Know About: Plastic Marine Debris Flyer


The Washington Post, Microbeads' Soon will be Banned from Toothpaste and Soaps (released January 7, 2016)

Partners for Clean Streams Inc. is striving for abundant open space and a high quality natural environment; adequate floodwater storage capacities and flourishing wildlife; stakeholders who take local ownership in their resources; and rivers, streams and lakes that are clean, clear and safe