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CALIFORNIA COASTAL COMMISSION
Annual coastal clean-up on California beaches.

EARTH ISLAND INSTITUTE
Many programs worldwide, including All One Ocean and Plastic Pollution Coalition

THE MONTEREY BAY AQUARIUM
Protecting Laysan Albatross and Plastics Reduction

NORTHWESTERN HAWAIIAN ISLANDS
Multi-Agency Education Project

INTERNATIONAL MARINE MAMMAL PROJECT
A Project of Earth Island Institute working to protect marine life.

PROJECT KAISEI
Capturing The Plastic Vortex

THE CLEAN OCEANS PROJECT
An Ocean Free of Plastic Pollution

OCEANS VOYAGES INSTITUTE
Working on solutions to remove accumulated human generated debris from our ocean.

THE MARINE MAMMAL CENTER
Rescue and Rehabilitation of Sick and Injured Marine Mammals

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Blogs and Articles

THE COASTODIAN
http://www.coastodian.org

GUARDIAN
EU to pay fishing fleets to fish for trash

SURFRIDER FOUNDATION
Find a Chapter near you
Japanese tsunami debris arriving in Hawaii and US West Coast

THE WEEK, MAY 11, 2012
“About 1 in 10 fish in the Pacific are found to have bits of plastic in their stomachs, and the pollution predicament is only getting worse…”