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SkIO marine debris program set

POSTED: May 19, 2014 9:00 p.m.

SKIDAWAY ISLAND — University of Georgia Skidaway Institute of Oceanography scientist Jay Brandes will present an “Evening @ Skidaway” reception and lecture starting at 6:30 p.m. Monday on the SkIO campus.
The free program will be an informative and visual detail on the problem of debris in the ocean. Brandes’ talk is titled, “Walking on Water: Our Plastic Oceans.” Brandes will examine the growing issue of plastic and other trash and debris in the oceans.
The program will begin at 6:30 p.m. with a reception at the McGowan Library followed by the lecture at 7:15 p.m. The program is open to the public and sponsored by the Skidaway Institute of Oceanography and the Associates of Skidaway Institute. 
For additional information, call Michael Sullivan at 912-598-2325 or email

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