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    Date submitted
  • 20-Nov-2017

Green Blue Saviours-Fishers

Abstract

Marine litters which were considered to be an environmental, economical, human health , aesthetic problem and threat to marine organisms, ecosystems and navigational safety etc.80% of marine litters originating from land based sources in that plastics occupy a major quantity.The plastic and allied debris bycatch in the fishermen nets have been experienced in many fishing nets like trawls, dolnets, gillnets etc.Utilising plastics and allied debris before reaching seabed and turns Microplastics.The Fishers' only remove the commercial catch and throw back the filtered or entangled plastics back into the waters .Instead they can land the plastics in landing centres there we get a chance to recycle and reuse.Fishing crafts of world can be utilised to clean our coastal, estuaries, creeks waters floating debris without affecting their fishing practise with providing additional income for their service.Fishers’ are ready to land both commercial catch and plastic , its up to our governments and funding bodies to initiate it with effective schemes.

Additional Questions

Who is your customer?

government

What problem does this idea/product solve or what market need does it serve?

marine litter pollution

What attributes will make this idea/product successful? Why do you believe that those features will create success?

as growing awarness against pollution

Explain how you (your team) will execute to make this idea/product successful? What gives you (your team) an advantage over others already in the market or new to this market?

being a fisheries student we are very nearer to fishermen to make implementation