Eurone is participating on NetTagProject.
The NetTag project aims to reduce and prevent marine litter derived from fisheries by working directly with fishers integrative preventive approach.
• European Research Project.
• Sustainable Blue Economy program: Marine Litter.
• NetTag - Tagging fishing gears and enhancing on board best-practices to promote waste free fisheries.
• Study on Portugal, Galician and Great Britain seashore.
• Developing “affordable” acoustic tags to be placed on existing netting to track and collect them.
• Reduce and prevent marine litter derived from fisheries by reducing lost gears through new technologies to track fishing gears to help fishermen localize and recover their lost gears; and prevent the production of marine litter by awareness activities organized by fishermen associations to foster and implement best-practices on board for garbage waste.
See below others articles related NetTag project in Spanish seashore (In Spanish):
La basura marina de los océanos
Basura marina: el grito de “socorro” de los océanos
La USC participará en un proyecto europeo para estudiar el impacto de la basura marina en los océanos