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Ghost Net Removed from Cayman's Waters

Discussion in 'Ocean Conservation' started by KathyV, Apr 22, 2018.

  1. KathyV

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    Good to see that it was a fisherman who removed this net. Too often SCUBA divers are the ones who have to deal with ghost nets from fishing boats and with trash from recreational boaters.
     
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  3. KathyV

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    More about the Ghost Net and the fisherman that led the effort to get it out of the water; he sounds like quite a character:

    A killer net in Cayman waters? Not today, Bobo | Cayman Compass

    There seems to be a strong community spirit among the Cayman locals regarding protecting their environment and trying to balance development and nature; below is an article about bus, taxi, and tour drivers coming together to rake up sargassum weed on 7MB:

    Taxi and bus drivers team up to clean up | Cayman Compass
     
    Last edited: Apr 23, 2018

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