Ghost nets are fishing nets left underwater intentionally or unintentionally, and are a significant threat to sea turtles in the Mediterranean Sea, entangling and often injuring or killing these marine creatures. Here is an informative video produced by the DEKAMER team that highlights the severity of this issue and the efforts being made to address it.

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