Marine Debris Awareness Month

October 9th, 2008  |  by  |  Published in Events

marine debris piled on beach

The Sea Grant Hanauma Bay Education program, in partnership with the Beach Environmental Awareness Campaign Hawaiʻi (B.E.A.C.H.), hosts a series of lectures about the pervasive problem of marine debris.

  • Oct. 9—Seabirds as Indicators of Plastic Pollution in the Marine Environment by David Hyrenbach
  • Oct. 16—Marine Debris by Suzanne Frazer
  • Oct. 23—Synthetic Polymers Entering the Marine Food Web by Charles Moore
  • Oct. 30—Our Ocean Dumping Grounds: Consequences and Repercussions for Sea Turtles by Regina Woodrom Rudrud

Lectures will be at the Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve Theatre, 6:30 p.m. Find out more on the program website or by calling (808) 397-5840.


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