Month: June 2018

Five Yachts Join Clean-up Action

Weeks of organizing paid off last Friday as the members of various local NGOs volunteered to do beach cleanups around Majuro in honor of World Oceans Day. The local beaches and ocean environments were the winners, with tons of plastic, cans, and assorted debris picked up and brought to disposal centers. One group, the members of the Mieco Beach Yacht Club, generously provided their yachts (five in all) for transporting 25 volunteers to Enemanet, along with all their clean up supplies. The ocean and lagoon side beaches were targeted for cleanup, along with the shallow water lagoon-side to 30...

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Join the Clean-Up

Come join in the Oceans Day clean-up. For more information, email World Oceans Day 2018 Agenda Friday June 8th   YACHTS AND VOLUNTEERS (so far) s/v KATIE G: Chuck and Caesar s/v SWIFTSURE: Lanny,  Ginger & Nikki s/v TRIBUTE: Larry and Gary (Apolima)                      s/v VIANDONTE: Grant, Doug & Mika        s/v MOONBIRD: Darryl and Cyndi   Provided by WOD Committee: Copra Style bags- for trash collection and  transportation Mesh Bags-for ocean pickup/cleanup Gloves Hand Scale- to weigh trash Bring your own: Day at the beach stuff Snorkel or Dive gear-if you plan to help “in” the ocean.   Food/drinks Camera-...

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