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Groote Holdings and Anindilyakwa Collaboration

The collaboration between Groote Holdings Aboriginal Corporation and the Anindilyakwa Land & Sea Rangers to successfully remove a 5 tonne foreign fishing net off the south coast of Groote Eylandt. Foreign nets, known as ghost nets are pushed into the Gulf of Carpentaria during the monsoon season. These discarded nets originate from domestic and foreign fishing operations and represent significant risks, not only a marine navigational hazard but also entangling and killing marine mega fauna such as endangered sea [...]

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