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Global Fishing Watch offers an interactive online platform that displays fishing activity and other vessel data and tools to help you monitor global fishing patterns. Whether you’re looking for general facts about our organization or specialized information about how to use our platform, we can help you – start by searching below.

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Our video tutorials are designed to help you navigate our interactive online platform and monitor global fishing activity. Don’t find what you need in the videos? Try searching our FAQs or reading our downloadable how-to guides.

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How-to guides

Our how-to guides walk step-by-step through our interactive online platform to help you learn how to use our tools to achieve your goals. Make sure to also check out our video tutorials!

Training materials for journalists on how to use the Global Fishing Watch interactive map platform are also available through the Google News Initiative.

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