Devastatingly, there are just 23 vaquita porpoises left on earth. Along with partners, we’re using sonar scanning technology to find lost and abandoned nets in Mexico’s Gulf of California, where all these remaining vaquitas live
By joining the Global Ghost Gear Initiative, the association will encourage millions of scuba divers to help reduce lost and abandoned fishing gear. Ghost gear entangles and kills hundreds of thousands of animals each year
Lost or abandoned fishing gear, or ‘ghost gear’, kills hundreds of thousands of marine animals annually. The Global Ghost Gear Initiative (GGGI) invites the public and industry to feed back on its new guidance to protect animals from this most harmful form of marine litter
Pressure is growing for countries to reduce marine litter and meet United Nations commitments. The Global Ghost Gear Initiative (GGGI) we lead is taking on a key role to help countries find practical solutions.