News from across the pond – 2020 Gear Innovation Summit

News this week from the 2020 Gear Innovation Summit in Halifax, Canada. Fishers, gear manufacturers, entanglement responders, environmental groups and government officials participated in a two-day workshop where discussions focused on ways to  reduce fishing gear interactions with marine mammals.

“…..there’s a misconception that the fishing industry is resistant to changes aimed at protecting marine species. It’s quite the contrary…They’re the ones who are coming up with some of the most innovative ideas….” 

You can read the full article here: https://www.thechronicleherald.ca/news/local/two-day-halifax-fishing-gear-summit-aims-to-reduce-right-whale-entanglement-409906/

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