The Seafood Co-Lab is an annual competition where the seafood industry invests in practical and innovative solutions to sustainability challenges. Winners are chosen by the seafood community and receive a $10,000 financial reward as well as logistical and technical support to implement their idea.
For the first time, we have developed and published a Global Ghost Gear Initiative Annual Report. This report includes important information from 2017 including highlights, challenges, outreach, new participants, and more. We encourage all GGGI participants to view the report as a reminder of our collective accomplishments in 2017!
The Global Ghost Gear Initiative is excited to announce the completion of our newest guidance document, "Approaches to the Collection and Recycling of End-of-Life Fishing Gear" - the second in a series of guidance documents designed to assist those wishing to participate in ghost gear related projects.
GGGI participant Fathoms Free has recently announced their latest campaign: Paddle for Plastic. Driven by the amount of consumer plastic they see on local beaches in Cornwall, UK, Fathoms Free aims to encourage a practical solution to the problem of marine plastics.
The Global Ghost Gear Initiative is pleased to announce the completion of "Methods to Locate Derelict Fishing Gear in Marine Waters" - the first in a series of guidance documents designed to assist those wishing to participate in ghost gear related projects.