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.
We're very happy to announce that GGGI participant Project AWARE®'s Dive Against Debris® global citizen science survey in which scuba divers around the world remove and report marine litter has reached a huge milestone, having removed one million items of trash from the ocean.
The Global Ghost Gear Initiative is very pleased to announce that Professor Martin Charter from the Center for Sustainable Design out of the UK has been appointed to the Global Ghost Gear Initiative's Advisory Council.
Professor Charter MBA FRSA is the Founding Director of The Centre for Sustainable Design® at the University for the Creative Arts (UCA) that was established in 1995. He is a former Visiting Professor in Sustainable Product Design at UCA and presently Professor of Innovation & Sustainability at UCA.
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.
Sealcentre Pieterburen has joined the GGGI! Based in Pieterburen, Netherlands, Sealcentre Pieterburen is one of the oldest seal rescue / rehabilitation centres in the world. They are also a research and education centre, offering a wide range of activities to individuals and families wishing to learn more about these iconic animals and why they are so important to the gloabal health of our oceans.