LEDs cut seabird death toll from fishing by 85 percent

According to scientists from the University of Exeter, an estimated 400,000 diving seabirds die annually by getting caught in gill nets intended to catch fish. A new study indicates that the majority of those deaths could be avoided, however, if the nets were to be equipped with inexpensive green LEDs... Continue Reading LEDs cut seabird death toll from fishing by 85 percent Category: Environment Tags: Birds Conservation Fishing University of Exeter Related Articles: Hookpod protects hungry birds from longline fishing Drones provide birdsong researchers with flying ears How infecting carp with herpes can help save dying river systems Electronic eggs aid vulture rescue efforts Largest land donation in history to help connect "Route of Parks" through pristine Patagonia

LEDs cut seabird death toll from fishing by 85 percent

According to scientists from the University of Exeter, an estimated 400,000 diving seabirds die annually by getting caught in gill nets intended to catch fish. A new study indicates ...

Wed 11 Jul 18 from Gizmag

LED lights reduce seabird death toll from fishing by 85 percent, research shows

Illuminating fishing nets with low-cost lights could reduce the terrible impact they have on seabirds and marine-dwellers by more than 85 per cent, new research has shown.

Tue 10 Jul 18 from Phys.org

How To Reduce Seabirds In Fishing Nets - LEDs

Seabirds love fish and fishing nets are a ready source of food. Peru's gillnet fleet comprises the largest component of that nation's small-scale fleet and is conservatively estimated to set ...

Wed 11 Jul 18 from Science 2.0

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