NOAA funds marine debris removal projects

As part of a pilot program with the North Carolina Coastal Federation, funded through a NOAA Marine Debris Community-based removal grant, commercial fishermen remove derelict crab pots in order to repurpose them as artificial oyster reefs. Credit: NOAA

NOAA has awarded nearly $1.4 million to groups across the US to remove marine debris from their communities.

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