Entries by Kimbra Cutlip

Welcome to Our New CEO

We’re taking a big step today in welcoming our first permanent CEO. Tony Long has just taken the helm after five years with The Pew Charitable Trusts where he directed the End Illegal Fishing Project. Prior to that, he served 27 years in the British Royal Navy where his affinity with the ocean was born. […]

How Global Fishing Watch Contributed to the Creation of the Northeast Canyons and Seamounts Marine National Monument

Brad Sewell, director of Fisheries and the U.S. Atlantic Program at the National Resources Defence Council (NRDC) used Global Fishing Watch to help protect the Northeast Canyons and Seamounts Marine National Monument by showing that not all vessels opposing the monument relied on it for fishing grounds. A new lawsuit threatens protection for the area, […]

No Longer Winging It: Using Global Fishing Watch to Identify Where Albatrosses and Fishing Vessels Meet at Sea

Zoologist and marine ecologist Henri Weimerskirch (left) from the French National Center for Scientific Research has spent many years tracking seabirds through their annual migrations. Now he’s using Global Fishing Watch to track the individual fishing vessels and fleets the birds interact with. His goal is to identify risks to the birds and help develop […]