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Despite all of the damage people do that harms wildlife and natural habitats, there always are others who devote their time and energy to counteract that harm.

In the above video, a group of divers patiently works to release a group of whale sharks who got caught in fishing nets. These gentle giants were so grateful to be freed they stuck around for a swim after being released! Simply breathtaking.

Sadly, these whale sharks are not the only ones who end up getting trapped as “by-catch” by the fishing industry. Whales, sharks, porpoises, and sea turtles regularly get trapped in fishing nets and are then callously discarded if they cannot be sold and are not profitable for the fishermen. Commercial fisheries harm the entire ocean ecosystem and contribute greatly to the rapidly dwindling populations of marine life.

We are so thankful for these kind divers who stepped in to help, and hope you will share this beautiful inspiring video with your family and friends as a reminder that the fishing industry harms more than just fish.

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7 comments on “Divers Freeing Whale Sharks From Fishing Nets Is the Most Beautiful Thing You Will See All Day (VIDEO)”

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JOHN PASQUA
24 Days ago

MUST BAN THESE NETS FROM KILLING THE GREAT MARINE LIFE .


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Lynette Blackert MacLagan
26 Days ago

Thank you to these wonderful, caring people!


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Sandie Tripp
26 Days ago

Kyler Tripp


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Kyler Tripp
18 Nov 2017

Yesssss we need more people like this

Laura Higuera
26 Days ago

Thankyou. Powerful video.


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David Banwari
26 Days ago

Yes thank you also . Save more please 4ever.


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Cynthia Conrad
26 Days ago

Thank you <3


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