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'Ghost nets' said threat to marine life

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United Press International (UPI)

Publication Date
2013-01-14

CANBERRA, Australia, Jan. 14 (UPI) -- Fishing nets left or lost by fishermen, known as "ghost nets," are threatening wildlife -- especially sea turtles -- in the sea off Australia, scientists say.

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http://www.upi.com/Science_News/2013/01/14/Ghost-nets-said-threat-to-marine-life/UPI-58621358212414/