Blown, Hotsculpted and Sandblasted and Cut Glass with Copper Wire on Custom Stand
This piece addresses the issue of an estimated 300,000 cetaceans that are killed each year globally due to entanglement in marine debris “ghost nets” as well as active fishing gear. in this instance represented by crab pot line and float. Crab and Lobster fisheries on both coasts of the United States are the source of the worst passive obstacles for whales. Because they are placed along the same route as whales migrate and feed, and they occupy the entire water column, it creates a gauntlet for these gentle creatures.
Efforts are being made to modernize the fisheries, but it is a slow and expensive process.