Ghost Fishing UK has netted the Best Plastic Campaign prize at the Plastic free Awards 2021 for our voluntary work cleaning up our oceans of lost fishing gear.
With the charity working with the fishing community we talk to long-time supporter and fisherman Kevin Lavis.
We are Ghost Fishing UK and have been and remain the most successful group in this field, in the world.
Commercial diver Ally Mitchell on realising his idea to create a product from ocean plastic waste
When a large net was spotted floating in the water off Chesil Beach in Portland the team knew they needed to act fast
Martin Maple describes a mission to lift the longest gill net Ghost Fishing UK has attempted to date
Fred Nunn describes the first post lockdown project, back on the James Eagan Layne
Chris Hawes joined near the very beginning and tells how he developed his own skills to become an effective member of the team.
Jason Bramwell recounts how he learned to survey and recover ghost gear, and how he moved on to teaching these skills himself.
Christine Grosart on ghost net recovery in Cornwall with a BBC tv film crew in tow!