April 9th, 2018
Researchers estimate that there are 100 million tons of plastic in the Earth’s oceans. In some areas, the plastic accumulation spans over 5 million square miles. The equivalent of the U.S. and India combined. It washes out from our beaches, streets and highways. It blows out of a landfill only to end up inside a sea turtle’s stomach.
Two key items that the Marina Trash Skimmer collects are plastics and oil. We know that both of these have been inarguably linked to damaging coral reef and the deaths of marine life. Sea turtles are vulnerable to ocean pollution at every life stage, from eggs to adulthood.
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February 8th, 2018
Scientific reports from around the world have stated that 2017 was the hottest year on record for the world’s oceans. While you probably won’t notice a difference while wading at the beach, there is plenty of reason to worry.
Two obvious victims of rising sea temperatures are our coral reefs and sea ice levels. Fields of the usually vibrantly colored coral reef are now nothing but white skeletons, as the warming waters have led them to expel the colorful algae that they require to live. With the algae gone, the coral starve and die. This matter may seem like it doesn’t affect you personally, but keep in mind that an estimated one billion people depend on coral reefs for food and income. They are also important to preventing coastal erosion, another serious issue for mankind.
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January 24th, 2018
We are bringing back an old post from our Facebook page because of the relevance to our product:
The Marina Trash Skimmer (MTS) is state of the art technology developed and built by Marina Accessories Inc. These Marina Trash Skimmers are the first of its kind and have made great efforts in reducing pollution as well as helping to create a more sustainable ecosystem for marine wildlife.
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