Sunday, 29 November 2020
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Fishermen Catch Lost Gear In Program Using Ocean Trash For Fuel | NBC Nightly News

AMOUNT OF TRASH THAT WINDS UP IN THE WATER HERES OUR CHIEF WINDS UP IN THE WATER

HERES OUR CHIEF ENVIRONMENTAL AFFAIRS HERES OUR CHIEF ENVIRONMENTAL AFFAIRS CORRESPONDENT ANNE ENVIRONMENTAL AFFAIRS CORRESPONDENT ANNE THOMPSON CORRESPONDENT ANNE THOMPSON >> Reporter: OFF THE THOMPSON >> Reporter: OFF THE FLORIDA KEYS, >> Reporter: OFF THE FLORIDA KEYS, FISHERMEN ARE HAULING FLORIDA KEYS, FISHERMEN ARE HAULING IN A DIFFERENT KIND OF FISHERMEN ARE HAULING IN A DIFFERENT KIND OF CATCH IN A DIFFERENT KIND OF CATCH

HOOKING HUNDREDS OF CATCH HOOKING HUNDREDS OF DAMAGED LOBSTER TRAPS HOOKING HUNDREDS OF DAMAGED LOBSTER TRAPS HIDDEN UNDERWATER, DAMAGED LOBSTER TRAPS HIDDEN UNDERWATER, DEBRIS FROM LAST HIDDEN UNDERWATER, DEBRIS FROM LAST YEARS HURRICANE IRMA DEBRIS FROM LAST YEARS HURRICANE IRMA FROM THE BRIDGE OF HIS YEARS HURRICANE IRMA FROM THE BRIDGE OF HIS LOBSTER BOAT, JEFF FROM THE BRIDGE OF HIS LOBSTER BOAT, JEFF CRAMER TALLIES THE LOBSTER BOAT, JEFF CRAMER TALLIES THE COST

CRAMER TALLIES THE COST >> I LOST ABOUT 1,300 COST >> I LOST ABOUT 1,300 TRAPS OUT OF 3,400 >> I LOST ABOUT 1,300 TRAPS OUT OF 3,400 >> SO YOU LOST MORE TRAPS OUT OF 3,400

>> SO YOU LOST MORE THAN A THIRD? >> SO YOU LOST MORE THAN A THIRD? >> YES THAN A THIRD? >> YES >> Reporter: MORE THAN >> YES >> Reporter: MORE THAN 300,000 TRAPS, GONE >> Reporter: MORE THAN 300,000 TRAPS, GONE

LOSSES FOR CREATURES 300,000 TRAPS, GONE LOSSES FOR CREATURES ABOVE AND BELOW LOSSES FOR CREATURES ABOVE AND BELOW AND ITS NOT JUST ABOVE AND BELOW AND ITS NOT JUST LOBSTER TRAPS, 640,000 AND ITS NOT JUST LOBSTER TRAPS, 640,000 TONS OF FISHING GEAR LOBSTER TRAPS, 640,000 TONS OF FISHING GEAR IS ABANDONED EACH YEAR TONS OF FISHING GEAR IS ABANDONED EACH YEAR AROUND THE WORLD

IS ABANDONED EACH YEAR AROUND THE WORLD >> WHAT KIND OF DANGER AROUND THE WORLD >> WHAT KIND OF DANGER DOES DEBRIS LIKE THIS >> WHAT KIND OF DANGER DOES DEBRIS LIKE THIS POSE TO THE MARINE DOES DEBRIS LIKE THIS POSE TO THE MARINE LIFE? POSE TO THE MARINE LIFE? >> WELL, ONE, IT LIFE? >> WELL, ONE, IT SMOTHERS HEALTHY >> WELL, ONE, IT SMOTHERS HEALTHY HABITAT SMOTHERS HEALTHY HABITAT WHEN STORMS COME AND HABITAT

WHEN STORMS COME AND HIGH WINDS, THIS STUFF WHEN STORMS COME AND HIGH WINDS, THIS STUFF MOVES AROUND, AND HIGH WINDS, THIS STUFF MOVES AROUND, AND ACTUALLY BUMPS UP TO MOVES AROUND, AND ACTUALLY BUMPS UP TO CORAL REEFS WHICH ARE ACTUALLY BUMPS UP TO CORAL REEFS WHICH ARE ENDANGERED AROUND CORAL REEFS WHICH ARE ENDANGERED AROUND HERE ENDANGERED AROUND HERE >> Reporter: NOW THE HERE >> Reporter: NOW THE NATIONAL FISH AND >> Reporter: NOW THE NATIONAL FISH AND WILDLIFE FOUNDATION NATIONAL FISH AND WILDLIFE FOUNDATION TEAMS WITH NOAH AND WILDLIFE FOUNDATION TEAMS WITH NOAH AND LOCAL FISHERMEN TO TEAMS WITH NOAH AND LOCAL FISHERMEN TO CATCH SOME OF THAT LOCAL FISHERMEN TO CATCH SOME OF THAT GEAR AND TURN IT INTO CATCH SOME OF THAT GEAR AND TURN IT INTO ENERGY GEAR AND TURN IT INTO ENERGY

AT NO COST, THE OCEAN ENERGY AT NO COST, THE OCEAN TRASH IS TAKEN TO A AT NO COST, THE OCEAN TRASH IS TAKEN TO A PLANT WHERE THE TRASH IS TAKEN TO A PLANT WHERE THE REPSYCH LABELS ARE PLANT WHERE THE REPSYCH LABELS ARE SEPARATED AND THE REPSYCH LABELS ARE SEPARATED AND THE REST, MIXED WITH THESE SEPARATED AND THE REST, MIXED WITH THESE MOUNTAINS OF TRASH, REST, MIXED WITH THESE MOUNTAINS OF TRASH, AND BURNED TO POWER MOUNTAINS OF TRASH, AND BURNED TO POWER 45,000 MIAMI HOMES AND BURNED TO POWER 45,000 MIAMI HOMES >> HOW DO YOU COMPARE 45,000 MIAMI HOMES >> HOW DO YOU COMPARE TO MORE TRADITIONAL >> HOW DO YOU COMPARE TO MORE TRADITIONAL POWER FUELS SUCH AS TO MORE TRADITIONAL POWER FUELS SUCH AS COLE, OIL, AND NATURAL POWER FUELS SUCH AS COLE, OIL, AND NATURAL GAS? COLE, OIL, AND NATURAL GAS? >> WERE CLEANER THAN GAS? >> WERE CLEANER THAN KOFL >> WERE CLEANER THAN KOFL COAL, CLEANER THAN KOFL COAL, CLEANER THAN OIL, AND WERE ON PAR COAL, CLEANER THAN OIL, AND WERE ON PAR FOR NITROGEN OIL, AND WERE ON PAR FOR NITROGEN COMPOUNDS, CO2 AND FOR FOR NITROGEN COMPOUNDS, CO2 AND FOR PARTICULATES WITH COMPOUNDS, CO2 AND FOR PARTICULATES WITH NATURAL GAS

PARTICULATES WITH NATURAL GAS >> Reporter: A PROCESS NATURAL GAS >> Reporter: A PROCESS SO SUCCESSFUL THAT IT >> Reporter: A PROCESS SO SUCCESSFUL THAT IT HAPPENS IN TEN STATES SO SUCCESSFUL THAT IT HAPPENS IN TEN STATES ON BOTH COASTS HAPPENS IN TEN STATES ON BOTH COASTS POWERING OUR WORLD BY

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