Beneath the Subsurface

The IAGC's Ghost Net Initiative: A Quick Dive

Season 2 - Bonus

Episode Summary

In this bonus episode, we take a quick dive Beneath the Subsurface, into one of the topics mentioned in episode eight on ESG. Gabe Rolland joins the podcast again and we sit down with Alex Loureiro, Director of Marine Environment and Biology at the IAGC to discuss the Ghost Net Initiative: a marine debris removal and tracking effort.

EPISODE NOTES

Join Jaclyn Townsend, Alex Loureiro Ph.D. and Gabe Rolland in this discussion on the IAGC's Ghost Net Initiative.

TABLE OF CONTENTS

00:00 - Introduction to Ghost Net Initiative (GNI)
01:20 - Dangers of Ghost Gear & Marine Life
03:07 - Origin of the GNI at IAGC
04:16 - Get Involved!
05:15 - Positive Impact of GNI
06:21 - The GNI KPI & Supporting the Initiative
10:53 - Has Ghost Net Changed Marine Operations?
12:17 - Minimizing Marine Impact
13:34 - Centralizing the Effort

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