Floating ‘WALL-E’ Scarecrow Stops Seabirds from Diving into Fishing Nets

Floating ‘WALL-E’ Scarecrow Stops Seabirds from Diving into Fishing Nets

To prevent seabirds from being caught in fishing nets, conservationists have developed an unusual aquatic scarecrow which the GNN staff summarily agreed looked just like Pixar’s WALL-E. Invented as part of a multinational effort to create innovative solutions to prevent seabird bycatch, a pair of googly-eyes mounted on a floating buoy was found to decrease […]

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