Indigenous Artists Turn Ghost Nets — Which Destroy Australia’s Ocean Life — Into Artwork

Posted In News, Pollution
Jul
7


Photograph: © SAF — Coastal Care

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Ghost nets — the name given to abandoned or discarded fishing nets — are dangerous traps for marine life and are a particular problem on Australia’s far north coast.

But one group, GhostNets Australia, is dedicated to removing the nets and cleaning up the ocean. And a group of indigenous artists are turning those nets into powerful works of art…

Read Full Article, Global Citizen (07-04-2017)

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