GoGreenNation ENVIRONMENTAL NEWS

Dumped fishing gear is killing marine life. Yet no governments seem to care

News Feed
Wednesday, January 19, 2022

Yet most governments propose to do nothing except “encourage” fishers and gear manufacturers to behave responsibly, without sanctions or incentives. No vessel should be allowed to leave port unless it has enough space to store all its rubbish. Mandatory deposit return schemes would ensure that fishers returned used gear to the manufacturers at the end of its life. All nets should be traceable to the boats that use them.


Read the full story here
Photos courtesy of
recent ARTICLES

Our team is always growing.
Become a partner, volunteer, sponsor, or intern today.
Let us know how you would like to get involved!

CONTACT US
Sign up for our mailing list to stay informed on the latest films and environmental headlines.
Thank you! Your submission has been received!
Oops! Something went wrong while submitting the form.