Marine Debris Virtual Community Center
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Welcome to the Mitigation and Prevention of Marine Debris VCC. The Marine Debris community aims to contribute to tackling the challenge that marine debris poses to the marine biosphere and, in many ways, to humans. To achieve this mission, the community assesses related societal knowledge needs, assesses existing technologies and identifies needs for new technologies, approaches and best practices, utilizes Earth observations and models to meet those knowledge needs, and assesses options that could mitigate existing marine debris or prevent future debris entering the ocean.

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[Sep. 16, 03:37:2, 2022] Ratings and Mappings: On the Participatory Modeling Floor a rating of priority actions and several mappings of stakeholders and rules are open for Place4Us users to contribute...

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[Feb. 27, 2024] Place4Us is on YouTube: Today the first video was published on the Place4Us YouTube Channel. The President of the Earth Viability Center makes a brief statement about the importance of Place4Us in finding a new story for humanity and in building a better future. Watch it at https://youtu.be/MZuPyhTcuXA ...

[Feb. 19, 2024] Global Warming is Accelerating: The blog by Grant Forster gives clear evidence of an exponential warming.

[Feb. 19, 2024] Ocean Warming appears to be accelarating: The article by Jonathan Watts in The Guardian provides evidence for a global ocean temperature that is by far the highest observed in a February.

[Feb. 04, 2024] Meta and Zuckerberg must not be allowed to shape the next era of humanity: Courtney Radsch in her article in The Guardian makes a strong case for virtual infrastructure like Place4Us.