CSR programmes can give staff time off for volunteering, and even provide funding. Martin Maple finds out more.
“So, what can I do to help?” was the question Jamie Vaughan kept asking himself. Now he reports from Plymouth on the Ghost Fishing UK Easter training course where he found out!
Read about our first mission in Eyemouth, Scotland, after diver Sharon Brown reported a ghost net in Weasel Loch.
Ghost Fishing UK was forged on the wrecks of Scapa Flow. A band of British divers began training in the art and science of ghost gear removal. Find out what happened next, and what the future holds.
Ghost Fishing UK held an Annual General Meeting on Friday 4th January 2019 when several of our volunteers took on additional roles.
A personal account of the Winter Warmer weekend finds diver John Campbell in cold water, but enthused about the Ghost Fishing UK mission, and inspired to do more.
The diving community and the general public got an insight into Ghost Fishing UK’s vital work in cleaning the seas at the annual Winter Warmer.
The 2018 project has reached a significant milestone. We are delighted to announce that the scuttled WW1 German High Seas Fleet is now clear of any actively fishing ghost gear.
Fifty-seven spiny spider crabs (Maja squinado) were rescued on World Oceans Day from a prolonged and unpleasant death after being hopelessly trapped in an abandoned gill net.
Healthy Seas and Ghost Fishing UK are proud to announce that from this season onwards, they will be joining forces to organise regular ghost net removal activities in the UK.