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In 2016 WCA ran a Field Research and Environmental Education Programme for its Net Effect campaign.
The Net Effect campaign was designed to raise awareness of ghost gear or discarded active fishing gear and its threat to cetaceans (and other marine life) that become entangled.
9 interns gained experience at WCA HQ in Brighton, UK before spending time with one of our Responsible Whale Watch Partners in Europe, North America, Latin America or Africa).
Their aim was to provide educational tools, strengthen research data and raise public awareness on how to reduce the global impact of ghost fishing gear and entanglement.
Here’s how they got on…