New research reveals the secret life of FADs

Tonnes of plastic waste smashing into reefs, entanglement of vulnerable wildlife and long journeys across the Pacific are only part of the life of the tens of thousands of Fish Aggregating Devices (FADs) placed in the ocean every year by the tuna industry. Picture: RNZ

HONOLULU, 14 DECEMBER 2018 (PACIFIC NOTE) – Tonnes of plastic waste smashing into reefs, entanglement of vulnerable wildlife and long journeys across the Pacific are only part of the life of the tens of thousands of Fish Aggregating Devices (FADs) placed in the ocean every year by the tuna industry. Now the mysteries of FADs […]

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