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  • Rising rivers in Stockton are causing resident concerns along the waterways due to debris from homeless camps

    Rising rivers in Stockton are causing resident concerns along the waterways due to debris from homeless camps

    Adam Farrow took his boat out to show what he calls a problem that is getting bigger and bigger.

  • Oregon Debris Flow Threat Results in Juvenile Cohos Release

    Oregon Debris Flow Threat Results in Juvenile Cohos Release

    Many of the 1.75 million juvenile fish evacuated from Cascade Hatchery in Cascade Locks after last year’s Eagle Creek Fire in the Gorge are now on their way from the Pacific Northwest’s rivers to the Columbia River and eventually, the Pacific Ocean.

  • NEW GOLD RUSH: Debris left behind by the damaged Oroville Spillway has triggered gold fever

    NEW GOLD RUSH: Debris left behind by the damaged Oroville Spillway has triggered gold fever

    Debris left behind by the damaged Oroville Spillway has triggered gold fever

  • Yamaha Endorses Ocean Debris Cleanup Bill

    Yamaha Endorses Ocean Debris Cleanup Bill

    Save Our Seas Act is Good for Boaters, Anglers, and Coastal Communities KENNESAW, Ga.--Yamaha Marine Group today announced its endorsement of S. 756, the bipartisan Save Our Seas Act, which was introduced in the U.S. Senate by Senators Dan Sullivan (R-AK), Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI), and Cory Booker (D-NJ.) The bill aims to strengthen research and international coordination of anti-debris efforts to protect America's oceans, coastlines, and inland waterways. In addition to reauthorizing the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's (NOAA®) Marine Debris Program, the bill allows for additional funding to assist with debris cleanup, and encourages the executive branch to engage with the nations responsible for the majority of marine debris.

  • BoatUS Foundation Awarded $150K to Address Marine Debris Challenges

    BoatUS Foundation Awarded $150K to Address Marine Debris Challenges

    Boaters know the dangers that marine debris can pose, both to their own vessel and the environment. Long known for its successful national fishing line recycling program, the BoatUS Foundation for Boating Safety and Clean Water will be tackling the challenging problem of waterborne junk in three projects this spring that will help remove large debris, a sunken fishing boat, and will explore the issue of boats running afoul of commercial fishing gear.

  • 6 Reasons That Floating Ocean Plastic Cleanup Gizmo is a Horrible Idea

    6 Reasons That Floating Ocean Plastic Cleanup Gizmo is a Horrible Idea

    It's all over the internet these days: a floating boom to be set out in 2016 between Korea and Japan to collect improperly discarded plastics. The two-kilometer float, to be deployed off Tsushima Island in the Korea Strait, is a bit of a test run for much larger versions the creators hope to moor in open oceans around the world within the next five years.