Some ghost gear is made of very durable plastic and can last in our seas for up to 600 years.
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A ghost net entangling 17 sea turtles was once discovered days after a storm off the coast of Brazil.
World Animal Protection wants to make a Sea Change by reducing, removing and rescuing animals from ghost gear.
Many fishermen are committed to making a Sea Change to protect animals and the oceans.
A whale freed from a net was towing another 50 feet of net containing dead sharks, rays, crabs, fish and a sea lion.
Coming into contact with ghost fishing gear remains the primary threat to the endangered leatherback turtle.
Ghost gear is a global problem, impacting many coasts and the fishing industry worldwide.
135 different species fall victim to ghost gear – lost or discarded fishing gear.
Over 85,000 dead birds were found in 14% of nets retrieved from the Salish Sea over a number of years.
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Almost 73% of all photographed right whales show scarring from at least 1 entanglement.
You are too entangled in ghost gear to go any further! Every year, thousands of marine animals get
caught in lost or discarded fishing gear.