Derelict fishing gear poses global threat to oceans

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10 Aug 2005 - 18 Jan 2016
Russian submariners aren't the only marine life to experience the perils of lost or abandoned fishing gear. Millions of derelict nets, hooks, fishing lines, lobster traps and crab pots litter the world's oceans. They're potentially fatal hazards to divers and an array of wildlife, from seabirds to turtles to coral reefs.