Stop Ghost Gear: The Most Deadly Form of Marine Plastic Debris
October 19, 2020
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Plastic waste pollutes every corner of the ocean, threatens aquatic wildlife, and even ends up in the seafood we eat. And despite growing awareness, the problem continues to get worse. One of the most damaging types of marine plastic pollution is abandoned, lost, or discarded fishing gear—commonly called “ghost gear.” This WWF report, Stop Ghost Gear: The most deadly form of marine plastic debris shines a spotlight on the problem and offers solutions for what we can do about it.