Senators and representatives have been proposing bills on controversial fishing practice in recent years, but is the United States standing tough on the global stage?
- Parimal M. Rohit
NATIONWIDE—Labeling anything as a “Wall of Death” is certain to capture the attention of, well, anyone who is paying attention to whatever is being labeled as a Wall of Death.
In this instance the Wall of Death is a drift gillnet, also known as a driftnet.
Most people reading The Log are familiar with driftnets.
For those who don’t know: Driftnets are long nets, sometimes miles in length, placed along the ocean floor for the purpose of catching fish.
Driftnets, which can…