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California Coastal Waters Polluted with Fishing Gear

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avatar California Coastal Waters Polluted with Fishing Gear
October 22, 2009 08:06PM
http://www.newscientist.com/article/dn18028-californias-coastal-waters-a-dump-for-fishing-gear.html
California's coastal waters a dump for fishing gear
17:54 22 October 2009 by Shanta Barley
For the first time, scientists have used a submersible to investigate the debris piling up in deep-water canyons off the coast of California. To their surprise, they found that recreational fishing gear accounted for 93 per cent of the underwater trash.......


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avatar Re: California Coastal Waters Polluted with Fishing Gear
October 22, 2009 09:06PM
You don't need to go deep-sea diving to find that crap. Just take a stroll along the San Joaquin at Devils Postpile. Don't trip.
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