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The Pembrokeshire Sustainable Shellfish Initiative in Wales, UK, recently concluded a pilot project that demonstrated that practical modifications can be easily incorporated into lobster pots as effective means of minimising ghost fishing.

The project aimed to raise awareness and understanding amongst the fishing industry and coastal managers of the environmental and economic issues associated with ghost fishing of static gear, and of voluntary measures to improve fishing sustainability.

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19 April 2018

We are excited to announce that UK supermarket Morrisons has joined the GGGI, committing to doing their part to reduce the growing worldwide problem of abandoned, lost and discarded fishing gear.

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