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Adopt A Beach – This Saturday in Galveston

Galveston, Texas From the shores of Hawaii to the coast of Texas, America’s beaches constantly serve as the recreational hubs of our vacations. Sunbathing, surfing, sand volleyball, and swimming are only a few of the activities that inch their way into our vacationing day dreams and serve as relief from the drone of the nine-to-five job. But what happens when we begin to take advantage of the beauty of the shore and let carelessness creep in?  A recent article by the Texas General Land Office in Galveston’s The Daily News explains that today the composition of the trash being found on Texas beaches is no longer trash from ocean-going vessels but is instead the trash left behind by beach-goers. The good news for beach lovers is that it is not too late to do something to protect our beaches.…
Posted in Beach Cleanup, Dr. Sylvia Earle, Gulf of Mexico, Harte Research Institute, Plastic Pollution |

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