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Whales and nets: Are entanglements on rise?


About eight whales a year in Alaska are freed from fishing nets, crab pot lines and other marine equipment that threaten the animals’ survival.

Research fisheries biologist John Moran of Auke Bay Laboratories in Juneau said at an Earth Day prese...

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