DESCRIPTION OF ACTION
The ultimate aim of the project is to determine the amount and locations of ghost nets in Finnish marine waters and to develop methods for collecting ghost nets suited to the conditions in Finnish territorial waters and a system for the reception of collected ghost nets and their potential recycling.
FINANCIAL INSTRUMENT AND FUNDING
European Maritime and Fisheries Fund (EMFF)
EUR 230,000 (Ministry of the Environment: EUR 136,000)
MAIN IMPLEMENTING PARTY AND CONTACT
Finnish Biocycle and Biogas Association Finnish Environment Institute, Finnish Fishermen’s Association (SAKL)