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25th-30th September, 2016

A team of volunteers returned to Scapa Flow in September 2016 to continue their project tackling the issue of ghost gear in Orkney.

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25 May 2017

In northern British Columbia, many derelict crab pots occupy the waters of McIntyre Bay and Hecate Strait. Data from the commercial crab fishery in that region over the past 10 years indicates between 6% and 10% of traps are lost each year. Trap loss is an unfortunate consequence of the crab fishing industry and is generally due to severe weather when traps are moved away from the location of deployment by a combination of heavy winds, currents and large swells, after which the fisher cannot relocate them. 

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