Five olive ridleys rescued from ghost net in the Maldives

The Olive Ridley Project posted a story in 2012 that is still worth sharing two years later.  A group of people from Prodivers Maldives encountered a ghost net while on a dive that contained five entangled olive ridley sea turtles.  Ghost nets are a growing problem for a variety of marine life.  The Olive Ridley Project was formed because of the threat of ghost nets to marine turtles and try to raise awareness about the issue.  
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