Annual International Coastal Cleanup Day, 2010

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Sep
12


Philippe Cousteau, International Coastal Cleanup,September 25th, 2010, Ocean Conservancy

Ocean Conservancy: International Coastal Cleanup Day: September 25th, 2010

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The International Coastal Cleanup (ICC) is the world’s largest, one-day volunteer effort to clean up the marine environment. Every September, from Baltimore to Bangladesh, volunteers from over 100 countries descend on local beaches, rivers, lakes and canals to show their commitment to cleaner waterways.The Ocean Conservancy, has lead and sponsored this world’s most astounding grassroots cleanup effort every year, for the past 25 years…

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Read Full Article, Ocean Conservancy: International Coastal Cleanup Day: September 25th, 2010

The 26th Annual California Coastal Cleanup Day is also Saturday, September 25th, 2010

California Coastal Commission
In 2009, more than 80,600 volunteers worked together to collect more than 1,300,000 pounds of trash and recyclables from our beaches, lakes, and waterways. California Coastal Cleanup Day has been hailed by the Guinness Book of World Records as “the largest garbage collection” (1993). Since the program started in 1985, over 800,000 Californians have removed more than 14 million pounds of debris from our state’s shorelines and coast…

Bali Plastic Pollution
Photograph courtesy of: © Claude Graves; Bali, Coastal Care, Plastic Pollution.

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