Canada announces gear retrieval initiative
Canada’s Sustainable Fisheries Solutions and Retrieval Support Contribution Program will provide up to $8.3 million towards retrieving and disposing of harmful ghost gear

Canada announces gear retrieval initiative

In a concrete effort to address the challenge of plastic pollution, Darren Fisher, MP for Dartmouth-Cole Harbour and Andy Fillmore, MP for Halifax, have announced a new gear retrieval contribution…

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Fisherman and trawl reunited
Tor Inge Larsen’s lost shrimp trawl being brought aboard clean-up vessel Liafjord. Image: Fiskeridirektoratet

Fisherman and trawl reunited

A shrimp trawl worth NoK200,000 (€20,150) retrieved during the Norwegian Directorate of Fisheries’ latest clean-up cruise has been reunited with its owner, Brønnøysund fisherman Tor Inge Larsen. He trawls for…

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