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.
Artist Gail Picket was inspired by her love of the sea to make art with the litter she sound on the seashore.
Ghost Fishing UK had a stand at this years Dorset County Show.
Read about Peter Ellwood’s recent inteview on Sky television.