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.