After generating 2 effective educational underwater shows – “The Mermaid Encounter” in early 2021 and late 2019, VGP Marine Kingdom presents “Mermaid & The Ghostnet: Taming the Silent Killer of the Ocean. An educational play to raise awareness about the excellent garbage patches about the world that are filled with big, compact and micro plastics.
Just like the earlier components, the show will feature a qualified underwater performer from Europe playing a actual life mermaid, telling a story about the perils of man-made pollution. This component has an emphasis about the harm to marine life brought on by ghostnets.
Ghost nets are fishing nets that have been abandoned, discarded or lost , at sea and on beaches. They are a significant contributor to the larger trouble of ghost gear, which refers to all kinds of fishing gear, which includes nets, lines, traps, pots and fish aggregating devices, that are no longer actively managed by fisheries.
Each year, ghost gear is accountable for trapping and killing a important quantity of marine animals, such as sharks, rays, bony fish, sea turtles, dolphins, whales, crustaceans and sea birds. They can result in additional destruction by smothering coral reefs, devastating shorelines, and damaging boats
VGP Marine Kingdom will also host a Ghostnet Recycled Art Exhibition in association with The Tree Foundation, an conservation NGO whose key mission is defending the fragile marine ecosystem and the marine turtle population by creating education.
Starting on the 14th of October on the auspicious day of Ayodhya Pooja, the stage is set inside India’s 1st underwater tunnel aquarium, VGP Marine Kingdom containing more than 3 million litres of saltwater. This walkthrough themed aquarium depicts the various ecosystems of our atmosphere and is filled with more than 1000 exotic fish, sharks and rays. Previous shows involve Hydroman, Scuba Ganesha and Scuba Santa. The place has also been hired for numerous film shoots.
If you are in Chennai or organizing to go to in the coming week, Don’t miss the “Mermaid & The Ghostnet” Show. Catch this one-of-a-sort underwater educational show to raise awareness about plastic pollution involving the 14th to 17th October, 2021. 4 Shows each day at 11:30AM, 3:30PM, 4:30PM & 5:30PM. Show is totally free with the entry ticket which fees Rs 600 for Adults and Rs 500 for Juniors (Between 90 to 125cm) Visit www.vgpmarinekingdom.in or get in touch with +918939932222 to find out more