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Two Opportunities to hear about studying Plastic Pollution in the Ocean
SEA-MDI is helping to sponsor the documentary Into the Gyre for the 2014 EcoFocus Film Festival March 20-28. The documentary will show Friday, March 21 at 5pm at Cine for FREE! The documentary is about students working with the Sea … Continue reading
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NOAA’s FY14 Community-based Marine Debris Removal Funding Opportunity
Spreading the news! The NOAA Marine Debris Program and the NOAA Restoration Center have just announced their national FY14 Community-based Marine Debris Removal Funding Opportunity. Full Funding Opportunity available online here. Summary: NOAA is interested in improving marine and coastal habitat through … Continue reading
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Southeast Marine Debris Projects Funded
SEA-MDI is excited to fund the following marine debris projects in NC, GA and SC. The projects began March 1, 2012 and will go through February 28, 2013. And there will be one more opportunity for funding, so keep watching … Continue reading
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Funding Opportunity for Marine Debris!
The Southeast Atlantic Marine Debris Initiative (SEA-MDI), in partnership with NOAA’s Marine Debris Program, is pleased to announce our 2011 Funding Opportunity for projects addressing marine debris issues in GA, SC, and NC. Deadline for proposals is 5 p.m. EST … Continue reading
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Another Marine Debris App from the Southeast Region!
This app was designed for use in South Carolina waters by Dylan Murphy, a masters of environmental studies graduate student at College of Charleston, SC, as part of his thesis, “Adoption of new Technology for the Improvement of a Citizen … Continue reading
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Want to track Marine Debris? There’s an App for that.
SEA-MDI has launched our Mobile Application, Marine Debris Tracker. The app is available for both Android and iOS platforms (iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch). Simply search for “marine debris” in Google Play or itunes from your phone and download it directly … Continue reading
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SEA-MDI is nearing completion on a mobile phone application for Android, iPhone and Blackberry that will allow you to log and view marine debris that you find – anywhere! The app is called Marine Debris Tracker and we are working … Continue reading
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SEA-MDI Consortium Forming
We are in the process of talking to people interested in joining our consortium. Formal invites are going out soon and we will have a full group in place in early December. These are exciting times as we begin to … Continue reading
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Donate Marine Debris to Research
Dr. Jenna Jambeck of the Faculty of Engineering at the University of Georgia is conducting a research project to find the “average” weight of marine debris items. She needs your debris. If you are willing to donate debris, see her … Continue reading
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