Sea Turtle Rescue: Tangled in Fishing Net

June 8, 2015 - NOAA scientists clearing the Pacific Ocean of discarded fishing nets and other dangerous trash found a green sea turtle still alive but entangled in a net. The divers were able to cut the net and free the turtle. Mark Manuel, the operations manager of NOAA's Coral Reef Ecosystem Division's Marine Debris Project in the northern Hawaiian islands, describes the untangling.

Read more about NOAA effort in battling an 11-ton fishing net found off of Hawaii's coast.

Watch video of divers removing an 11-ton fishing net.