Not only are sea lions swallowing plastic in the ocean, but they’re also being trapped in abandoned fishing nets. The netting cuts the flesh around their neck and flippers and can eventually lead to their death.
Help sea lions endangered by entanglement in fishing nets
Rescuing and protecting the last vaquitas
With less than 30 left in the world, vaquitas are on the verge of extinction. Too small to fight their way free from netting, they can remain entangled and die from starvation.