Saturday, May 25, 2024

Marine Debris Webinar and Trivia Now Available At Home


The US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration has put together a wide range of resources about marine debris.

The “Trash Talk” webinar will answer virtually all your questions about marine debris. The webinar is hosted by Symone Barkley from NOAA’s Marine Debris Program. Once completed, there is a host of resources available to engage and educate people from the comfort of their own homes. Resources available include:

  • Ocean Conservancy’s Talking Trash and Taking Action: A range of printable resources helps people understand more about the various types of debris, their impact, and how to prevent them.
  • Use a NOAA infographic designed to understand better the link between trash on land and Marine Debris.
  • Create a “Beach Box” from readily available materials, using a handy guide from Oregon Sea Grant’s Marine Debris STEAMSS Curriculum.
  • Use the “Did You Know” marine debris bookmark series to access critical resources and information on the subject.
  • Younger students can take part in a fun game of Marine Debris Bingo.

You can find the NOAA Trash Talk webinar here, and more information and the resources here.
Sam Helmy
Sam Helmy
Sam Helmy is a TDI/SDI Instructor Trainer, and PADI Staff and Trimix Instructor. Diving for 28 years, a dive pro for 14, I have traveled extensively chasing my passion for diving. I am passionate about everything diving, with a keen interest in exploration, Sharks and big stuff, Photography and Decompression theory. Diving is definitely the one and only passion that has stayed with me my whole life! Sam is a Staff Writer for