Each year, more than eight million metric tons of plastic end up in the world’s oceans. A major contributor to plastic waste is lost and abandoned fishing gear, also known as ghost gear. Ghost gear is one of the deadliest forms of plastic debris, and has a damaging impact on marine animals like whales and turtles, the coastal and marine environment, and global fishing stocks.
- April 10, 2019 at 10:55 pm by Canada Editor (displayed above)
- April 10, 2019 at 10:54 pm by Canada Editor