Ocean Action Hub

13 Jan 2019 - BBC - More than half a million tonnes of fishing gear is estimated to be lost or abandoned every year in the world's seas and oceans.

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19 Aug 2019 - Kristin Hugo - If you care about the environment, it’s time to start talking about the 640,000 tons of discarded fishing gear killing ocean creatures.

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3 May 2019 - Low-cost acoustic tags attached to fishing nets are being trialled as part of a major new project to reduce marine litter and 'ghost fishing'.

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13 Nov 2018 - Scientific American - Tons of dumped nets and other fishing equipment are strangling animals and habitats.

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30 Oct 2018 - Nestlé, the world’s biggest food company, and Tesco, the U.K.’s biggest supermarket chain, joined the Global Ghost Gear Initiative (GGGI) at the Our Ocean Conference in Bali,

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23 July 2018 - Abandoned fishing nets in our oceans are a big problem. Every year, more than 600,000 tonnes of nets are lost into the oceans.

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13 Jul 2018 - “Marking fishing gear [...] will help whales, dolphins, seals and turtles who get caught [...] by making it possible for gear to be traced back to its source” - WAP
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9 Jul 2018 - How young scuba divers in coastal Maharashtra, India, are bridging the divide between conservation and livelihoods.
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9 Feb 2017 -  Major step forward towards cleaner seas and safer navigation

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