"'Ghost Gear': The Abandoned Fishing Nets Clogging Up Oceans"

"Over the weekend, boats, helicopters and airplanes searched up and down the southern California coast, hoping to rescue an 80ft blue whale spotted entangled in a 200ft fishing line. Exact numbers are unknown, but the National Marine Fisheries Service reported an average of 11 entangled large whales per year from 2000 to 2012 along the US west coast."

Source: Guardian, 09/14/2015
September 22, 2015

DEADLINE: GroundTruth Project's Climate Change Fellowship

The GroundTruth Project seeks reporting fellows and editors from around the world to lead a multimedia reporting project over the next three years that will track the impact of global warming. The journey begins in France covering 2015 Paris Climate Conference in December. Apply by Sep 22.


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