More than half the nation's population lives along the coast, while many others visit the ocean each year, yet few Americans are aware that the health of the oceans is at risk.
Nor do most know that people can play an important role in keeping the oceans clean, no matter where they live. Marine debris, such as fast food packaging, cigarette lighters/butts/packaging, beverage containers and disabled or waste fishing gear, enters the ocean directly when discarded near the...
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