To Coincide with the 2017 Our Ocean conference in Malta, World Animal Protection has posted a new blog entry on the dangers of ghost gear encouraging the world's governments to unite on this issue. The Global Ghost Gear Inititive had already taken the lead in this regard, having secured signed Statements of Support for the GGGI by 11 governements: Belgium, Dominican Republic, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Palau, Panama, Samoa, Sweden, Tonga, Tuvalu and Vanuatu.
GGGI 4th Annual Meeting
NOVOTEL Bangkok Sukhumvit 20, Bangkok, Thailand – September 13th – 14th
The 4th Global Ghost Gear Initiative Annual Meeting starts tomorrow! The agenda promises to be a great one, highlighting the huge accomplishments of the GGGI Working Groups since the previous meeting in Miami in 2016, showcasing the amazing work that GGGI members have been doing around the world, and creating the next set of work plans for the coming year.
Swimwear made from recycled fishing nets is new hope in fight against marine litter
Innovative new partnership announced between Fat Face’s Foundation, Fourth Element and World Animal Protection
We’re pleased to announce the launch of GGGI member Project AWARE’s new Dive Against Debris® app.
A new initiative which aims to clean up and protect the coastal habitats in Torbay, Devon, is being launched this Sunday 27 August 2017 in Brixham, formed by the following organisations: Tide, Living Coasts, Community Seagrass Initiative, Marine Management Organisation, Torbay Harbour Office, Torbay Council, Torbay Coast and Countryside Trust, Nautilus Dive Charters and Fathoms Free.