Making A Difference

Discover how researchers, conservationists, scientists and seafood industry members are using the Global Fishing Watch map and data to support their work.

Using data and open technologies we show the world, for free, exactly where all of the trackable apparent commercial fishing activity has happened since 2012 and is happening today in near-real time. Since our launch in September, 2016, our users and partners have already begun to make big strides toward helping save the oceans.

Here are just a few of their stories:

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