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Assessing end-of-life fishing gear disposal practices in NS

Assessing end-of-life fishing gear disposal practices in NS

Lost or abandoned fishing gear (termed “ghost gear”) can be harmful to our ecosystems and difficult for Nova Scotia’s municipal waste management facilities to manage. To better assess current end-of-life fishing gear disposal practices in our province and find possible diversion solutions, Divert NS partially funded a study conducted by The Fishing Gear Coalition of Atlantic Canada (FGCAC).

Read the report here: https://lnkd.in/g8eC8HF

Photo: Baxters Harbour © Alexa Goodman

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