“Looking into those eyes staring at you was kind of neat… Their eyes seem to be very thoughtful.”
Whale found dead in Wash. had swallowed golf ball Read more here: http://www.sanluisobispo.com/2012/04/25/2042347/whale-found-dead-in-wash-had-swallowed.html#storylink=cpy Dead gray whale washes ashore near San Simeon Read more here: http://www.sanluisobispo.com/2012/04/23/2040436/dead-gray-whale-washes-ashore.html#storylink=cpy Lost whale spotted, rescuers wait for opportunity Read more here: http://www.sanluisobispo.com/2012/04/24/2041883/lost-whale-spotted-rescuers-wait.html#storylink=cpy California Gray Whale Entangled:… Read More ›
Editor’s Note: This recent story out of Texas is a prime example of the nightmare of “ghost nets” and the damage they incur to already endangered marine life. From KGRV.Com SOUTH PADRE ISLAND – Fishermen fishing along the jetties on… Read More ›
By Charmaine Coimbra This year I’ve been up close and personal with marine entanglement. A near-handful of northern elephant seals that hauled out to molt at Piedras Blancas, where I volunteer as a docent, arrived with strapping bands around their necks. If the straps… Read More ›
Editor’s Note: Neptune 911 continues following the issue of ghost nets from our original post https://neptune911.wordpress.com/wp-admin/post.php?action=edit&post=173 Originally printed at http://www.indiancountrytoday.com/national/northwest/59991982.html PORT TOWNSEND, Wash. (AP) – An operation to clear Puget Sound and the North Olympic Peninsula’s waters of derelict commercial… Read More ›
The Marine Mammal Rescue and triage center in Morro Bay says about 10-20% of their rescues are from entanglement.
Technology can track down ghost nets, and artists find ways to recycle the finds, all while global lawmakers outlaw large drift nets. Will these effort resolve this giant environmental challenge?
Part 1 of 2 Parts by Charmaine Coimbra While watching the gray whale migration north from her living room window. Nice. They are beautiful. Dining with a well-educated and eco-concerned and active friend recently, I brought up this ghost net business. … Read More ›
Updated note on this post, Part 1 of 3 Parts: The copy has disappeared. I apologize. I’m looking thru my cyber-files to find this post. I’ll get it back up asap. Meanwhile: