News: Sea change campaign
12 February 2018
Take a walk on a beach anywhere in the world and you’ll see the scale of marine litter problem.
About 10% of all marine litter is lost, discarded and abandoned fishing gear - known as ghost gear, it is the biggest threat facing sea animals.
15 December 2017
We know boats fishing illegally often lose or dump nets and other equipment – and it’s killing sea animals. Now it’s time for the world’s navies to become part of the solution
17 November 2017
Microplastics, abandoned fishing gear and other plastic pollution are among our biggest environmental threats. It’s hurting sea animals and making them sick
05 November 2017
The seals, Higgins and Orchard, were released back into their ocean home at Head Beach in Phippsburg, Maine on Sunday, October 8.
02 November 2017
Devastatingly, there are just 23 vaquita porpoises left on earth. Along with partners, we’re using sonar scanning technology to find lost and abandoned nets in Mexico’s Gulf of California, where all these remaining vaquitas live
26 October 2017
Rule the pool, ride the waves and save our precious sea animals at the same time by wearing a wildlife-friendly swimming costume this summer
26 October 2017
Plastic pollution, including ghost gear, is one of our biggest environmental problems. And it’s hurting sea animals and making them sick
06 October 2017
By Ingrid Giskes, Global Head of Sea Change, World Animal Protection
27 September 2017
By joining the Global Ghost Gear Initiative that we founded in 2015, the association will encourage millions of scuba divers to help reduce lost and abandoned fishing gear. Ghost gear entangles and kills hundreds of thousands of animals each year
31 August 2017
In May this year, you helped remove ghost gear from the Gulf of California, Mexico – home to the vaquita porpoise, one of the most critically endangered sea animals in the world