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Marine Debris Program, United States

Posted on 10 February 2011 by Anonymous

The NOAA (National Oceanic and Atmospheric  Administration) Marine Debris Program (MDP) serves as a centralized marine debris capability within NOAA in order to coordinate, strengthen, and increase the visibility of marine debris issues and efforts within the agency, its partners, and the public.  This Program is undertaking a national and international effort focusing on identifying, reducing, and preventing debris in the marine environment.  Additionally, the MDP supports and works closely with various partners across the U.S. to fulfill the Program’s mission.