News: Sea change campaign
13 September 2019
We’ve joined forces with James Cook University and CSIRO to document the catastrophic amount of plastic lost, abandoned and discarded fishing gear – known as ghost gear – is in the Gulf region.
08 June 2019
This World Oceans Day, we are announcing an award to fund work protecting sea animals, in honour of our former campaigner, Joanna (Jo) Toole, who died in the Ethiopian Airlines crash in March
20 March 2019
The second edition of our Ghosts Beneath the Waves report shows which fishing companies are moving to protect marine animals – and why others must act now
21 December 2018
The Global Ghost Gear Initiative (GGGI) that we set up in 2015 to tackle the issue of lost fishing equipment globally is putting marine pollution from the fishing industry on the global agenda
22 November 2018
We've moved supermarkets Tesco and Lidl, and the world’s biggest food company Nestlé, to tackle 'ghost gear'. The companies are joining our Global Ghost Gear Initiative (GGGI) to fight against this colossal threat to marine life
29 October 2018
Thanks to your support, we have persuaded supermarkets Tesco and Lidl and the world’s biggest food company Nestlé, to act on lost fishing waste, also known as Ghost Gear.
16 October 2018
The Tangaroa Blue Foundation, an Australian-wide charity dedicated to the removal and prevention of marine debris, has joined the GGGI.
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