Tackling Marine Litter – Fishing and Aquaculture Gear
9 December 2021
By Ian Allison
Fishing and aquaculture gear is a global problem when abandoned, lost, or discarded. As marine litter it is harming ecosystems and threatening the marine environment.
Simply put, marine litter represents a failure in product and waste management.
It’s why we’re working with governments and industry to understand the problem and identify innovative solutions to manage waste gear responsibly.
Resource Futures’ three-step approach:
- Understand the challenge: Quantification
- Use data to design effective policy solutions
- Assess solutions and analyse cost/benefit
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