is the key

Seals and sea lions, along with many other marine species, are injured and killed by lost and abandoned fishing gear and marine debris all over the world. Click on the images below to see examples of some species of seals and sea lions impacted by abandoned fishing nets and line, plastic packing bands, trash, and more. PEG members around the globe are working hard to rescue as many animals as possible, but it is impossible to reach them all. Remember, PREVENTION is the key and YOU CAN HELP!

Click on the blue dots or locations in the list to see examples of entanglements