Svart Guld

More than 640,000 tons of fishing nets litter our oceans today, making up around 10 percent of oceanic litter worldwide. These nets continue fishing passively, endangering aquatic animals that can get tangled up, and harming a fragile ecology for many years to come.

Svart Guld is Swedish for “black gold”. It is a new lobster pot design that resolves problems identified in those currently used, such as the use of plastic components and netting, or that of chemically treated metals.

Using traditional techniques of steam bending utilized by shipbuilders in the past and organic materials that have high rot resistance, the new pot can be easily maintained and repaired & opens up should it be lost.

Project info
David Bursell
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