The GGGI's Ghost Gear Reporter app is live on the Google Play and Apple App stores worldwide!
Bumble Bee Foods, LLC, North America’s largest branded shelf-stable seafood company, has joined the GGGI, in a drive to reduce abandoned, lost and discarded fishing gear in our oceans. Bumble Bee’s participation in the GGGI reflects the company’s commitment to promote the responsible stewardship of global fisheries resources. Bumble Bee joins fellow seafood industry leaders signalling a growing groundswell of action in the fishing industry to reduce ghost gear.
To coincide with World Oceans Day 2018, UK supermarkets Marks & Spencer and Waitrose have joined the GGGI!
World Oceans Day 2018 is focused on preventing plastic pollution, and retailers have a huge role to play in helping to tackle the problem of lost and abandoned fishing gear within their seafood supply chains by ensuring responsible sourcing from sustainable fisheries. By joining the GGGI, Marks & Spencer and Waitrose have committed to do their part to protect marine animals, ocean health and global fish stocks.
Monterey Bay Diving has joined the Global Ghost Gear Initiative (GGGI) as a new participant! GGGI and Monterey Bay Diving have teamed up to align approaches and collaborate on projects to reduce ghost fishing gear and remove it from the world’s oceans.