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Earth Day: Abandoned fishing gear being recycled into volleyball nets

Every year 640,000 tonnes of fishing equipment is dumped in the oceans. Now some of this gear is being given a new life thanks to the 'Good Net' project, providing local communities with facilities to play volleyball and beach volleyball. We spoke to several Olympians who visited the project in Copacabana, the site of the Rio 2016 beach volleyball tournament.

Every year 640,000 tonnes of fishing equipment is dumped in the oceans. Now some of this gear is being given a new life thanks to the 'Good Net' project, providing local communities with facilities to play volleyball and beach volleyball. We spoke to several Olympians who visited the project in Copacabana, the site of the Rio 2016 beach volleyball tournament.

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