Maritime Forum
Fishing for litter
Litter from land, riverine and offshore activitries, pollutes our seas. Fishermen have been engaged in a number of projects to clean up this litter.
How is the fisheries sector using EU Funds to fight Marine litter?

the report analyses how much of their European structural and investmemt funds individual Member States have spent on fishing for litter operations and how much they have programmed for the future

Last update: 22/08/18

Assessment of fishing for litter projects as part of MARELITT

includes picking up litter that fishermen find in their nets and special trips to pick up litter

Last update: 01/02/18

Fishing for litter in south-west England

report   The issue of marine litter is an increasing problem for coastal communities throughout the world.

Last update: 21/12/11

Fishing for Litter in Scotland

  Marine litter is now recognised throughout the world as a threat to our precious marine environment that needs to be addressed. That’s why it is my ambition that Scotland leads the way on this important issue.

Last update: 03/12/11

Replies of Member States to letter asking about Fishing For Litter activities

  Country Replies Other Information Belgium

Last update: 27/08/12

CNPMEM - Pêcheurs et acteurs de la récupération de déchets flottants

Last update: 02/06/11

CETMAR and marine litter

  MARINE LIITER ISSUES.   Centro Tecnolóxico do Mar - Fundación CETMAR. Vigo (Galicia - Spain).  

Last update: 17/06/11