Author: Hope Ngo

Then there are the threats posed by ghost fishing nets, which can entrap marine life. “Different types of items have disproportionate harm to wildlife. Soft plastics are easily ingested or eaten by animals, and those things have a disproportionately negative impact on marine mammals, seabirds and turtles,” Hardesty says. “But ghost nets or derelict fishing nets are really problematic because they entangle wildlife and they keep fishing indiscriminately. Animals swim into these ghost nets and they get stuck and then they die.” And because the debris is now so closely intertwined with marine life, they are difficult to remove from…

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Then there are the threats posed by ghost fishing nets, which can entrap marine life. “Different types of items have disproportionate harm to wildlife. Soft plastics are easily ingested or eaten by animals, and those things have a disproportionately negative impact on marine mammals, seabirds and turtles,” Hardesty says. “But ghost nets or derelict fishing nets are really problematic because they entangle wildlife and they keep fishing indiscriminately. Animals swim into these ghost nets and they get stuck and then they die.” And because the debris is now so closely intertwined with marine life, they are difficult to remove from…

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Then there are the threats posed by ghost fishing nets, which can entrap marine life. “Different types of items have disproportionate harm to wildlife. Soft plastics are easily ingested or eaten by animals, and those things have a disproportionately negative impact on marine mammals, seabirds and turtles,” Hardesty says. “But ghost nets or derelict fishing nets are really problematic because they entangle wildlife and they keep fishing indiscriminately. Animals swim into these ghost nets and they get stuck and then they die.” And because the debris is now so closely intertwined with marine life, they are difficult to remove from…

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Then there are the threats posed by ghost fishing nets, which can entrap marine life. “Different types of items have disproportionate harm to wildlife. Soft plastics are easily ingested or eaten by animals, and those things have a disproportionately negative impact on marine mammals, seabirds and turtles,” Hardesty says. “But ghost nets or derelict fishing nets are really problematic because they entangle wildlife and they keep fishing indiscriminately. Animals swim into these ghost nets and they get stuck and then they die.” And because the debris is now so closely intertwined with marine life, they are difficult to remove from…

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Then there are the threats posed by ghost fishing nets, which can entrap marine life. “Different types of items have disproportionate harm to wildlife. Soft plastics are easily ingested or eaten by animals, and those things have a disproportionately negative impact on marine mammals, seabirds and turtles,” Hardesty says. “But ghost nets or derelict fishing nets are really problematic because they entangle wildlife and they keep fishing indiscriminately. Animals swim into these ghost nets and they get stuck and then they die.” And because the debris is now so closely intertwined with marine life, they are difficult to remove from…

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Then there are the threats posed by ghost fishing nets, which can entrap marine life. “Different types of items have disproportionate harm to wildlife. Soft plastics are easily ingested or eaten by animals, and those things have a disproportionately negative impact on marine mammals, seabirds and turtles,” Hardesty says. “But ghost nets or derelict fishing nets are really problematic because they entangle wildlife and they keep fishing indiscriminately. Animals swim into these ghost nets and they get stuck and then they die.” And because the debris is now so closely intertwined with marine life, they are difficult to remove from…

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Then there are the threats posed by ghost fishing nets, which can entrap marine life. “Different types of items have disproportionate harm to wildlife. Soft plastics are easily ingested or eaten by animals, and those things have a disproportionately negative impact on marine mammals, seabirds and turtles,” Hardesty says. “But ghost nets or derelict fishing nets are really problematic because they entangle wildlife and they keep fishing indiscriminately. Animals swim into these ghost nets and they get stuck and then they die.” And because the debris is now so closely intertwined with marine life, they are difficult to remove from…

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Then there are the threats posed by ghost fishing nets, which can entrap marine life. “Different types of items have disproportionate harm to wildlife. Soft plastics are easily ingested or eaten by animals, and those things have a disproportionately negative impact on marine mammals, seabirds and turtles,” Hardesty says. “But ghost nets or derelict fishing nets are really problematic because they entangle wildlife and they keep fishing indiscriminately. Animals swim into these ghost nets and they get stuck and then they die.” And because the debris is now so closely intertwined with marine life, they are difficult to remove from…

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Then there are the threats posed by ghost fishing nets, which can entrap marine life. “Different types of items have disproportionate harm to wildlife. Soft plastics are easily ingested or eaten by animals, and those things have a disproportionately negative impact on marine mammals, seabirds and turtles,” Hardesty says. “But ghost nets or derelict fishing nets are really problematic because they entangle wildlife and they keep fishing indiscriminately. Animals swim into these ghost nets and they get stuck and then they die.” And because the debris is now so closely intertwined with marine life, they are difficult to remove from…

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Then there are the threats posed by ghost fishing nets, which can entrap marine life. “Different types of items have disproportionate harm to wildlife. Soft plastics are easily ingested or eaten by animals, and those things have a disproportionately negative impact on marine mammals, seabirds and turtles,” Hardesty says. “But ghost nets or derelict fishing nets are really problematic because they entangle wildlife and they keep fishing indiscriminately. Animals swim into these ghost nets and they get stuck and then they die.” And because the debris is now so closely intertwined with marine life, they are difficult to remove from…

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