Kōrero: Law of the sea

Sunfish in a drift net (1 o 2)

Sunfish in a drift net

One of the most wasteful fishing practices is drift netting. A vast net with a fine mesh is cast over several kilometres of ocean, catching any marine creatures in its path, including rare species such as this sunfish. New Zealand has taken a lead in international moves to stop drift netting.

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Greenpeace International
Photograph by Roger Grace

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Bill Mansfield, 'Law of the sea - Protecting the oceans', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/6975/sunfish-in-a-drift-net (accessed 28 March 2023)

He kōrero nā Bill Mansfield, i tāngia i te 12 Jun 2006