News: Sea change campaign
17 September 2018
This week we’re celebrating this incredible decision from the International Whaling Commission (IWC). Lost and abandoned fishing gear – ghost gear – is the biggest threat to whales and other marine life
24 August 2018
Ghost gear is a term for lost and abandoned fishing nets that circle the seas entangling, injuring and killing precious marine life.
08 June 2018
We’re diving into Home Street, the mobile gaming app, to spread the word on lost and abandoned fishing gear, one of the most harmful threats to wildlife in our oceans
29 March 2018
The health of our oceans and sea animals is at peril. Urgent action to turn the tide is needed, new research reveals.
13 March 2018
To help protect animals from lost and abandoned fishing gear, one of the world’s largest seafood companies and tuna producers has joined the Global Ghost Gear Initiative (GGGI), which we launched in 2015
08 March 2018
When fishing gear is lost or abandoned, it turns our oceans into a sea life death-trap – but big companies can help stop animals suffering
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.