Center for Marine Debris Research

MISSION

The Center for Marine Debris Research develops and applies optimal methods to investigate the sources, transport, fate, and impacts of plastic marine debris. The Center also disseminates this knowledge to inform management and stimulate ocean stewardship.



VISION

The ultimate goal of all activities of the Center for Marine Debris Research is a trash-free ocean.



GOALS

  • Bringing together the scientific community to develop standards and collaboration synergies.
  • Train the next generation for career opportunities in marine debris science and advocacy.
  • Stimulate public awareness and engagement in marine debris reduction and mitigation.
  • Provide policymakers with rigorous scientific findings to underpin legislation to reduce marine debris.

MEET THE TEAM

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Center for Marine Debris Research

c/o Oceanic Institute of Hawaii Pacific University
41-202 Kalaniana'ole Hwy Ste #9
Waimanalo, HI 96795
cmdr@hpu.edu
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