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Learn what causes abandoned, lost or discarded fishing gear and the impacts on the marine environment.
Since 2020, $16.7 million in funding was distributed to support 49 projects.
Information on the Ghost Gear Fund (formerly known as the Sustainable Fisheries Solutions and Support Contribution Program)
Information on mandatory reporting requirements for commercial fish harvesters.
Canada’s participation in international organizations and the commitments we’ve made to address ghost gear.
Ghost Gear Fund successes and results to-date.
Combatting oceans plastics and marine litter is a priority for the Government of Canada.
The latest data on mandatory lost gear reporting
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