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ghost fishing

n
(Fishing) the continued trapping and killing of marine life by a discarded fishing net floating at sea
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Turtles are a treasured part of our marine environment, so it is fitting that the Australian Fisheries Management Authority (AFMA) recently commissioned a piece of ghost net artwork featuring a turtle for its Darwin office to start a conversation around marine debris and abandoned fishing gear.
Our ghost net nylon-6 frames are fantastically strong at the weld lines," said Piper, "despite [the waste plastic] having floated around the Pacific for years on end.
His earlier pieces comprised a series of fearsome masks, with subtle colourations from the ash formations of locally collected seaweed, with ghost net additions.
GHOST NET BUSTER Kiessling's header clearly hits the side-netting but a goal was given against Hoffenheim
In one month, a ghost net in the Pacific Ocean traveled 60 miles and trapped 99 birds, 2 sharks, and 75 salmon.
Among the words new to this third edition are El Nino, metafiction, minimalist, outplacement, s/he, ghost net, sacred baboon, waitron, Mirandize, narrowcast, women's studies, granny flat, sunspace, and comfort food.
au, or check out our Facebook page to see photos of the ghost net artwork.
This year, on 15th of May, the team at Coco Palm Dhuni Kolhu encountered a ghost net that illustrated the dire situation very clearly.
The Carpentaria Ghost Net Programme was set up with the help of a Natural Heritage Trust grant in 2002.
Following a joint operation by the Australian Fisheries Management Authority (AFMA) and Maritime Border Command (MBC) within the Australian Border Force, five tonnes of ghost net has been removed from the Arafura Sea, north-east of Darwin.
Proceeds will go towards the construction phase of the project, and once the center is established, educational presentations, tailored snorkeling sessions and ghost net research excursions will be available as guest experiences.
Contract awarded for ghost net removal from commonwealth marine reserves