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Learn what causes abandoned, lost or discarded fishing gear and the impacts on the marine environment.
In 2020, $8.3 million in funding was distributed to support 26 projects.
Information on the Sustainable Fisheries Solutions and Support Contribution Program (Ghost Gear Fund)
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.
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