UK Ghost Gear Coalition

UKGGC

South Coast, UK

Region Active

Europe

Coalition

2021

Activity

Marine pollution, Ghost fishing, Ocean debris, Fishing gear, Ghost gear

Description

UK Ghost Gear Coalition (UKGGC) was formed in 2021 as a new coalition of Fathoms Free, Ghost Diving UK, NARC and Sea Shepherd Ghostnet Campaign. By combining their resources, they aim to widen their reach within UK waters and to reduce response time to reported sightings of ghost gear, being ALDFG (abandoned, lost, or discarded fishing gear).