Ghost Netting

Fishing Nets

What is ghost netting?

  • Ghost netting is when fishing nets are left or lost in the ocean by fishermen. These nets continue to catch marine life long after they are used. Marine animals such as fish, dolphins, and turtles are often trapped by these fishing nets and die.

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  • We have lost 90% of all large fish.

  • Fisheries could collapse in the next 30 years.

  • Fishing is the leading cause of marine life extinction.

  • Half the plastic in the sea today is from fishing nets/gear.

- Eating Our Way To Extinction Documentary 

Did You Know?

(Overfishing)

  • ​If you are a fishermen please recycle your used fishing nets, do not discard the nets in the Ocean.

  • Go vegan, and try not to eat fish!

What can you do?

Watch this
documentary
to learn more!

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