2008 International Coastal Cleanup Day

September 20th is International Coastal Cleanup Day 2008. While it is a little late to join in on the activities today, there are many ways in which we can help keep the coasts and oceans clean every day of the year. If we keep the oceans clean, there won’t be so much trash washing up on shore and pulluting and destroying our beaches.

Many areas have organized cleanup days throughout the year. Check out the beaches in your area to see if there are any cleanup groups, if not, START ONE!

Click HERE to visit Justin Rudd’s 30-minute Beach Cleanup. They do beach cleanup every 3rd Saturday of the month at 10am on Belmont Shore. Everyone is welcome to join in!

Click HERE to visit the Ocean Conservancy International Coastal Cleanup Day page. There’s info, interesting pictures, and stories from those who participated in this year’s cleanup.

Click HERE to visit the National Marine Sanctuary Foundation’s website.

Click HERE to visit a really fun site called Keep Oceans Clean.


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