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A Nature NB Success Story: Collecting over 1500 lbs of Ghost Gear on the Acadian Peninsula

April 30th, 2024|News|

When we think of beaches, images of paradise and relaxation often come to mind. However, beneath the surface lies a growing threat that endangers wildlife and habitats – abandoned fishing gear. Discarded nets, lines, and traps, collectively known as ghost gear, pose a severe environmental risk, wreaking havoc on coastal and marine ecosystems worldwide. Our Program Manager Lauren Stead shares Nature NB’s efforts to mitigate this issue.

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