Work toward awareness, mapping, retrieval and recycling of litter from fisheries.

There are many good projects and companies working on awareness, mapping, retrieval and recycling of litter from fisheries. Here, you can get a brief overview and find links to more information.

Bluenet


Works to creating new life for abandoned, lost or discarded fishing and aquaculture gears by working along four axis. 

Read more at: https://www.bluenetproject.eu/

 

Lost gill net

Biodegradable gillnets:

There is a project wich develop and tests biodegradable gillnets.
Read mora at: http://cnogear.org/news/english/development-and-testing-of-biodegradable-gillnets-in-norway

 

Oceanets:

Works for technological approaches for circular economy solutions in terms of prevention, recover, re-use and recycle of fishing gears to obtain added-value products in the textile industry.

Read more about the project here: http://oceanets.eu/proyect/

 

Ghost nets in Danish waters:

Working to find information on how many ghost nets there are, where they are located and find suggestions for how they can be removed and how to prevent more of them from ending up in the ocean. 

Read mora at:  http://cnogear.org/news/english/mapping-ghost-nets-in-danish-waters

 

MarGnet:

Works with mapping and recycling of marine litter and ghost nets on the sea-floor.

Read more about the project here: http://www.margnet.eu/

 

Nettag:

The project aims to reduce and prevent marine litter derived from fisheries by using new technology to prevent lost gears and awareness actions to promote best-practices for on-board waste management.

Read more at: https://net-tag.eu/about.php

 

Gear mapping project:


A project that tries to use a side- scan sonar to detect lost fishinggear  

Read mora at: http://cnogear.org/news/english/detecting-derelict-fishing-gear-with-the-help-of-side-scan-sonar-and-sonar-expert

 

 Publised: 16.10.2019