Joanna Toole of Exmouth was known for her international campaigning on ‘ghost gear’:
Ghost gear refers to any fishing gear that has been abandoned, lost or otherwise discarded, and is the most harmful form of marine debris.
It’s over a year since she died in the Ethiopian Airlines crash – and her contributions have been honoured:
The 36-year-old from Exmouth who worked for the Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations had an unwavering passion for animal protection and received many nominations for the RSPCA Honours award.
Her family have created a new foundation in her name:
For more information, visit: JoannaTooleFoundation.org
And they produce a regular newsletter, which includes a lot about awards and grants to several animal welfare projects across the globe – with the latest here: