Progress to tackle fishing ‘ghost gear’ missing best-practice leadership, report claims
Progress has been made on discarded and abandoned fishing gear in the world’s oceans, but more needs to be done on the issue, a new report has been suggested.
Three companies are now ‘tier two’ – Thai Union, TriMarine and Bolton Group – meaning they have integrated the issue into the businesses, but no single firm was setting best practice on ghost gear, the study from World Animal Protection claimed. Additionally, seven companies have improved by one or more tiers.
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