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Update from Midway Atoll: team removes Japan tsunami boat, 9 metric tons of marine debris

By Kevin O’Brien Staff members of the marine debris team of the PIFSC Coral Reef Ecosystem Division (CRED) are near the end of a 21-day mission to survey and remove marine debris at Midway Atoll in the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands. As … Continue reading

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Team starts marine debris mission at Midway Atoll

By Mark Manuel The marine debris team of the PIFSC Coral Reef Ecosystem Division on March 28 began a 21-day mission during which they will remove and survey marine debris in nearshore waters and on beaches at Midway Atoll, a … Continue reading

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