Season 2 | Episode 17: Saving ghost fishing gear
Local knowledge is the key
Twenty percent of the debris in the ocean is lost fishing gear. Leah Fulton's storymap 'The tale of lost fishing gear’ won 1st place in a StoryMaps Challenge for restoring our ocean hosted by Esri and the National Geographic Society. Leah tells Guan why abandoned, lost and discarded fishing gear in Nova Scotia is a huge environmental problem and the challenges to solving it.