Nate Miller

Fishing Effort within the North Pacific Fisheries Commission

Earlier this month, Global Fishing Watch attended a meeting of  the North Pacific Fisheries Commission (NPFC), a relatively new Regional Fisheries Management Organization (RFMO) charged with managing the high seas in the northern Pacific. The NFPC has set an ambitious objective of ensuring ‘the long-term conservation and sustainable use of the fisheries resources in the …

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Illegal transhipment of fish between Saly Reefer and Flipper 4 fishing vessel. Greenpeace is on tour in West African waters to address the problem of overfishing in the region. (photo courtesy of Greenpeace)

Machine learning and satellite data provide the first global view of transshipment activity

This week marks the publication of the first-ever global assessment of transshipment in a scientific journal. Researchers at Global Fishing Watch and SkyTruth, in the journal Frontiers of Marine Science, published “Identifying Global Patterns of Transshipment Behavior.” What is transshipment? Why does it matter? What have we learned and what remains unknown? Read on to …

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