The Global Ghost Gear Initiative (GGGI) is a cross-sectoral alliance committed to driving solutions to the problem of lost and abandoned fishing gear worldwide
The GGGI aims to improve the health of marine ecosystems, protect marine animals, and safeguard human health and livelihoods.
Launching in September 2015 and founded on the best available science and technology, the GGGI is the first initiative dedicated to tackling the problem of ghost fishing gear at a global scale. The GGGI’s strength lies in the diversity of its participants including the fishing industry, the private sector, academia, governments, intergovernmental and non-governmental organisations. Every participant has a critical role to play to mitigate ghost gear locally, regionally and globally.
Namibians sue Icelanders over USD 29m trawler Namibia
Two Namibian fishing companies are asking the High Court to block their Iceland business partners from selling a fishing vessel worth NAD 400 million (USD 28.6 million) they jointly own.
World market situation for fishmeal and fish oil Worldwide
In Norway, through week 27, 489,500 tonnes of fish were destined for reduction at an average price of NOK 2.69 /kg, down 23% on those destined for such purpose during the same period in the previous y...