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Canadian project recognized as a winner of this year’s Joanna Toole Ghost Gear Solutions Award
Alongside Ocean Conservancy’s Global Ghost Gear Initiative (GGGI) and the Joanna Toole Foundation, we are so proud to announce the winners of the third annual...
Award for fund to protect sea animals in memory of Joanna Toole opens for second year
This World Oceans Day (June 8) entries are open for the second annual Joanna Toole Ghost Gear Solutions Award, which is presented to the project that shows...
Protecting ocean wildlife: Winners of the first Joanna Toole Ghost Gear Solutions Award announced
An award to honour oceans advocate Joanna Toole, whose life was tragically taken in the Ethiopian airlines crash in March 2019, today announces its winners
Canada announces new initiatives to reduce ghost gear and contribute to healthier oceans
The global ghost gear crisis is one of the biggest and deadliest threats to ocean animals, contributing up to 70% of macro-plastics in the ocean.
New award in memory of extraordinary ocean advocate Joanna Toole
This World Oceans Day, we are announcing an award to fund work protecting sea animals, in honour of our friend and former campaigner, Joanna (Jo) Toole, who...
Ghost gear still plaguing ocean wildlife, but big business is making improvements
The second edition of our Ghosts Beneath the Waves report shows which fishing companies are moving to protect marine animals – and why others must act now
We influence the Vanuatu action plan to help animals
Last week, we presented recommendations to tackle ghost gear at the National Marine Litter Policy Conference in Vanuatu.
Tesco, Lidl and Nestlé join fight against fishing gear left in our oceans
We've moved supermarkets Tesco and Lidl, and the world’s biggest food company Nestlé, to tackle 'ghost gear'. The companies are joining our Global Ghost Gear...
Canada joins the fight against ghost gear
Marine animals in Canada will soon be getting more protection as Canada has signed on to the Global Ghost Gear Initiative (GGGI)
Success! International Whaling Commission to protect whales from ghost gear entanglement
This week we’re celebrating this incredible decision from the International Whaling Commission (IWC). Lost and abandoned fishing gear – ghost gear – is the...