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‘Ghost Nets’: How Lost and Abandoned Fishing Gear Is Destroying Marine Wildlife
Jon Hernandez • CBC News, 15 Jul 2019

12 Jul 2019 – Up to 800,000 tonnes of ghost fishing gear gets into oceans each year. “When a net’s lost, it continually fishes — it doesn’t stop fishing, and since the animals that are caught aren’t being harvested or removed, it baits more animals into the net. The result is an ongoing death trap.”

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