August 4, 2020
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Derelict fishing gear is threatening fish, crab and lobster stocks In The Oceans

The ghost traps catches lobsters, crabs and fish that becomes bait for new animals. This is a environmental problem, and the scale is greater than anyone has dared to believe. Even in small coastal regions, thousands of traps are lost every year. Plastic pollution After years in saltwater, the traps also dissolves into micro plastic, which is another horrible type of environmental pollution.

The unintended consequences
Fishing gear that is lost or dumped in the ocean may account for almost one half of all the plastic waste that ends up there. We work to ensure more sustainable fishing.
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We support United Nations sustainable development goals to achieve a better and more sustainable future for all. We focus especially on goal number 2 ad 14.
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