Bycatch is what fishing boats catch that they’re not trying to catch. It’s bad for them, their nets and the bycatch – especially for turtles, which are difficult to disentangle from gillnets. But new research suggests illuminating nets with LED lights may warn turtles away and reduce bycatch. Plus:  the floating ball challenge is a sight to behold: a boxer keeping a 20 pound medicine ball floating on the power of his punches.

Illuminated Nets Could Provide A Brighter Future For Sea Turtles (NOAA)

Floating Medicine Ball (The Awesomer)

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