Fly Life Magazine

Browsing the "ghost nets" Tag

The ubiquitous and toxic Great Pacific Garbage Patch grows

Tests showed that 84% of the plastics in the GPGP contain at least one type of highly toxic PBT (Persistent Bio-accumulative Toxic). [...]

October 31, 2018 RECENT, Slide

Conservation: Lost nets can be inexpensively tracked, sparing wildlife in the process

Nets can kill for years. Even once nets fall to the sea floor and start to break down, they contribute to the plastic pollution soup that plagues our oceans. [...]

December 30, 2014 Conservation, RECENT, Slide