MEDITERRANEAN GHOST FAD NETWORK AND FLOTILLA
REGISTER AND JOIN US
Ghost fishing gear is a danger to marine wildlife as well as navigators. MED GHOST FADS aims to create a Mediterranean basin-wide network to involve all stakeholders in the risk management of ghost fishing. Collaboration is essential to address this urgent issue. Will you join us?
WHO CAN JOIN?
Sailors and Sailing Associations
Marine Wildlife Rescue Centres
Fishers and Fishing Associations
Waste Disposal Companies
The framework for MED GHOST FADs is the UN Environment Programme Mediterranean Action Plan (UNEP MAP), the EU Common Fisheries Policy (CFP) and the Marine Strategy Framework Directive (MSFD), the FAO General Fisheries Commission of the Mediterranean, the International Commission for the Conservation of Atlantic Tunas (ICCAT), the Bonn Convention for Migratory Species (CMS) and the US Marine Turtle Conservation Act, as well as the Global Ghost Gear Initiative and their Best Practice Framework.