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Webinar on The Baltimore Water Wheel as a solution to ocean plastics.

Featuring John Kellett (Clearwater Mills) and Adam Lindquist (Waterfront Partnership of Baltimore). This one-hour webinar will answer your questions about how Baltimore’s Inner Harbor Water Wheel works as a debris collection mechanism and whether a similar system might be applicable to watershed cleanup programs elsewhere.

To watch the archived webinar, please click here.


MARE launched MarineDebris.Info to provide a free and continuous forum for global discussion and announcements on marine debris. Our community includes marine debris scientists, resource managers, policymakers, industry, conservation organizations, and other stakeholders around the world.

MarineDebris.Info consists of:

  • The MarineDebris.Info listserv, an online discussion forum. Click here to sign up for the listserv. Membership is open to everyone. The discussion occurs via e-mail, although you can visit recent archives on this site.
  • MarineDebris.Info interactive events on subjects of interest to the marine debris community. These include webinars and our forthcoming series of scheduled online chats with experts - our "Office Hour" series. New events will be announced on the MarineDebris.Info listserv.
  • And the expanding set of additional features you'll find on this site, including the Marine Debris Wiki, guidelines for open ocean cleanup of plastics, collected blogs on marine debris, and more.

If you have questions on subscribing to the listserv, would like to suggest subjects for future interactive discussions, or have any other comments for MDI, e-mail MarineDebris.Info coordinator Nick Wehner at nwehner [at] marinedebris [dot] info

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