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  • Veda Anglin

KNHB Nominated in Global Marine Debris Grant Contest

Keep New Hanover Beautiful has been nominated in the Marine Debris Prevention and Awareness Grant Contest sponsored by The Turtle Island Restoration Network (TIRN).

The TIRN is a global nonprofit focused on "inspiring and mobilizing people around the world to protect marine biodiversity and the oceans that sustain all life on Earth." This is the second grant opportunity the organization has sponsored during the Covid-19 pandemic to support conservation efforts.

This grant contest features organizations from across the globe supporting efforts to clean our oceans and waterways. Keep New Hanover Beautiful was nominated for our new Seabin Project, created to remove and research debris from the Cape Fear River and Intracoastal Waterway. More information on our project can be found on our webpage.

The Seabin Project is an Australian company developing upstream solutions to solve marine debris at the source. We are happy to be partnering with them, as well as Keep America Beautiful to implement this project in our community.

Voting begins today for the Turtle Island Restoration Network contest! Click here to learn more about contestants and cast your vote! Voting is limited to once per day.

Every vote gets KNHB one step closer to expanding our Seabin program and cleaning up our community. Thank you for your continued support.

- The Keep New Hanover Beautiful Team

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