Who we are...

Ghost Diving is a registered charity organization of volunteer technical divers specialized in the removal of lost (ghost) fishing gear and other marine debris since 2009. The organization was formerly known as Ghost Fishing foundation. Ghost Diving is the largest international diving organization working on the "ghost fishing" topic with a track record in a significant variation of countries and international waters. Our main goal is to expose the problem of abandoned, lost or otherwise discarded fishing gear (ALDFG) worldwide. We do this by removing this fishing gear and visualizing it to the public.

After eight years of carrying out technical diving projects, our group of volunteer divers managed to bring the "ghost fishing" phenomenon into the public spotlight, through key international collaborations, inspiring underwater photography and unparalleled results. To this day, the Ghost Diving team has carried out diving projects independently or in collaboration with several international environmental and/or diving organizations like: Healthy Seas Foundation, Greenpeace, WWF, Global Ghost Gear Initiative and Global Underwater Explorers.

"Ghost fishing gear is everywhere, but so are we!"

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International chapters...

This non-profit driven by technical divers initiates and promotes lost fishing gear removal initiatives worldwide and shows the problem to a wide audience. We are experienced and specifically trained technical divers, who remove marine debris and make the problem called 'ghost fishing' visible to a worldwide audience. We are very interested in worldwide collaboration with other diving teams and like to start or participate in existing projects all over the world.

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