Photogenic Mess: A Digital Exploration of Grenada Marine Debris

Latest update January 11, 2019 Started on November 2, 2018

Since March 2018 a small group of dedicated volunteers have been cleaning the beaches and nearshore reefs around the Caribbean island of Grenada. As of 2nd November 2018 we have removed over 17,000 pieces of marine debris (almost 700 kg!). We are documenting the type of marine debris found in a hope to make changes through legislation when we know what the greatest issues are. Children of Grenada will be included in the clean ups to hopefully help protect the environment in the future.

November 2, 2018
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Hope you all had a wonderful holiday season. We got our trident towards the end of December and got her in the water on New Year's Eve. What we learned was that I was not made to play video games enough as a child! I was really bad. Thankfully my best friend and right hand woman, Sara, did play enough, so I think I