From the Blog
Follow MDP staffers aboard the Sette as they take you along on the journey to Midway.
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Bottle Caps, Lighters, and Birds Don’t Mix: Cleaning Up Marine Debris at Midway Atoll
10/17: Where Are All of These Derelict Nets Coming From?
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The Problem In-Depth
Explore the marine debris issue with articles on the mission, its history, how the debris gets to the Monument, and the impacts.
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Photo of the Day
Chief scientist Mark Manuel hauls derelict nets over the side of a small boat at Maro Reef.
Marine Debris Filling the Sea
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What do a tropical island in the Pacific Ocean and the Antarctic have in common? Unfortunately, it’s marine debris.