Former Sea Change campaign lead for World Animal Protection
Joanna was a proud member of the Wildlife Team at World Animal Protection. Committed to the protection of all animals, but the underwater world and the animals within it were her greatest passion
Joanna's blogs follow her work on our Sea Change campaign – working towards a future where marine animals are free from the risk of being entangled in ghost fishing gear, and where industry and governments are committed to maintaining ghost gear-free seas.
Read stories about projects protecting the world's oceans, the great partnerships we have, the Sea Change champions met along the way and of course the sea animals we are protecting.
Global governments have agreed on a hugely important step to eliminate ghost gear and the threat it poses to animals in our oceans: marking fishing gear.
Today is World Oceans Day, when the world unites in celebration of our seas and the marine animals that depend on them.
As part of our Sea Change campaign, we have funded training for Mexico’s whale disentanglement network, meaning more entangled whales can be responded to and...
From socks to doormats, puppies to Christmas trees, get inspired by some of these amazing creative solutions to ghost gear from around the world.
Things were not looking good for a young humpback whale found tangled up in rope off the coast of Cape Cod last week. Thankfully, help was at hand.