News: Sea change campaign
June 06 2017
The Netherlands, New Zealand, Belgium, Panama, The Dominican Republic, Samoa, Tonga, Sweden, Tuvalu and Palau join the Global Ghost Gear Initiative to make the ocean safer for sea animals
June 06 2017
Five sea warriors - women from different corners of the globe work are leading our work to tackle the problem of ghost gear in our oceans.
June 02 2017
Lost and discarded fishing nets bigger than football fields lurking in our oceans pose a deadly threat to marine life
April 27 2017
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
April 05 2017
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.
March 17 2017
A sperm whale sadly died yesterday, after becoming trapped in fishing nets off the coast of China. We’re calling for more proactive action to protect sea life against abandoned, lost or discarded fishing gear, otherwise known as ‘ghost gear’
January 19 2017
U.S. Campaign Manager for Oceans and Wildlife Elizabeth Hogan highlights the impact President Obama's terms had on our oceans and the animals that call them home
January 18 2017
We are often faced with devastating images showing animals killed, injured or trapped by man-made litter
December 02 2016
After being rescued by our diligent partners at Marine Mammals of Maine (MMoME) and months of rehab, close monitoring, and care, three lucky seals have been successfully released back into the wilds of Rhode Island.
November 30 2016
Our new exhibit alongside The Animal Museum demonstrates the proliferation of marine debris and its impact on wildlife