Marine Debris Program Accomplishments Report

Cover of the 2023 NOAA Marine Debris Program Accomplishments Report.

The NOAA Marine Debris Program works every day to find creative solutions to reduce the prevalence and impacts of marine debris. The NOAA Marine Debris Program and partners continued our efforts to achieve the ambitious goals set in our strategic plan. The highlights we provide in this report show the breadth of our work across our Program’s six pillars - prevention, removal, research, monitoring and detection, response, and coordination - to meet our mission to investigate and prevent the adverse impacts of marine debris.

Here’s a look at a few highlights and some major accomplishments from our Program and our partners this past fiscal year.

Last updated Wed, 03/20/2024 - 12:16 pm EDT