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Balloon Releases

Balloons are a type of marine debris that many people do not think about. People who would never throw trash out their car window have been known to intentionally release balloons into the environment to celebrate events and commemorate special occasions. Unfortunately, once they go up, they must also come down. These balloons do not just go away, they either get snagged on something such as tree branches or electrical wires, deflate and make their way back down, or rise until they pop and fall back to Earth… Read More →