Health & Wellness

⚡Plastic Pollution from Fishing Nets Threatening Ganges Wildlife, Finds Study

By PTI

In the study, published in the journal Science of The Total Environment, surveys along the length of the river, from the mouth in Bangladesh to the Himalayas in India, show levels of waste fishing gear are highest near to the sea. The researchers noted that fishing nets -- all made of plastic -- were the most common type of gear found.

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