Below are links to videos created, in coordination with the NOAA Marine Debris Program, to highlight and raise awareness about the problem of marine debris.
Marine Debris Music Video
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Oceans Today Kiosk Marine Debris Videos
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Hawaii's Nets to Energy Program
Marine Debris [in Hawaii] Overview (Papahanaumokuakea Marine National Monument & NOAA Marine Debris Program)
"Forgotten River - Cleaning up the Anacostia" (NOAA Ocean Media Center)
Anacostia River Cleanup - September 12, 2009 (NOAA Ocean Media Center)
Below are links to videos highlighting various marine debris projects across the nation. Many of these projects are funded by the NOAA Marine Debris Program.
East Coast Region
Belmont Bay Derelict Vessel Response by MyFoxDC.com
West Coast Region
"Oregon Net Recovery" by Oregon Public Broadcasting
- Entanglement of Steller Sea Lions in Marine Debris: Identifying Causes and Finding Solutions: "The Alaska Department of Fish and Game and Sea Gypsy Research teamed up with Moore and Moore Films and Marni Productions to produce this 11-minute educational video that introduces the problem of Steller sea lion entanglement in marine debris. The video describes how sea lions become entangled, the most common sources of entangling debris, and what you can do to help reduce the number of entanglements." by Alaska Dept. of Fish and Game
Pacific Islands Region
Debris Removal in the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands (this particular cruise was not funded by the NOAA MDP, however NOAA MDP is involved with this ongoing removal effort) by U.S. Coast Guard
- NOAA Marine Debris Removal Cruise - September 2009: This is a brief look into the September 2009 field efforts of NOAA's trained marine debris divers. Removal efforts took place at Maro Reef, Laysan Island, Lisianski Island, Kure Atoll, and Pearl and Hermes Atoll, all of which are small uninhabited islands in the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands Marine National Monument.