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Gillian Anderson Goes Topless with Eel for Fishy Charity

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Lending her voice and face (and other body parts) to the fight against destructive deep-sea fishing is actress, Gillian Anderson, best known for her role as Scully on the TV show, “The X-Files.” Anderson has teamed up with organizations, BLOOM Association and Fishlove to phase out deep ocean fishing in the Northeast Atlantic. Anderson is promoting a petition directed to the leaders of European Parliament, encouraging them to vote to ban the ocean destruction on December 10th. The petition reads:

“Amazing animals that live in the deep ocean are being systematically destroyed by massive fishing nets that catch or crush everything in their path. But in days, the European Parliament could vote to protect one of the world’s most precious deep-sea habitats – and we need to give them the public mandate to do it.”

Illustrating the importance of the ban, the petition goes on to read, “The deep ocean is the largest habitat on the planet — teeming with all kinds of unique marine life including corals and sponges that live for thousands of years. But deep-sea bottom trawlers are destroying them – dragging giant weighted nets, fixed to cables and steel plates more than 2 tonnes each, across the ocean floor to catch a small number of low value fish. It’s like clear-cutting a forest to catch a few squirrels!”

Anderson has been promoting the petition (which currently has more than half of the 10,000 signatures they seek) on Twitter, and she’s also promoting the cause in an attention-grabbing new ad campaign.

With her hair up, top down, and an eel draped across her chest, Anderson’s image is certain to have people eely curious about the cause.

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To learn more about the petition and add your signature, check out AVAAZ.org.

Photo credit: Denis Rouvie / Fishlove

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  • Maleficent

    I’m sorry that’s just bizarre. And what an odd look she has on her face.

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