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Fast-tracking Law-abiding Ships at Ports Could Help End Illegal Fishing

by Nicola Frost, Tony Long, Stephanie Juwana and Mansi Konar When the UN launched the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) five years ago, the world aligned around the need to end illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing by 2020 (SDG [...]

Di garis depan melawan penangkapan ikan ilegal di lautan terbesar di dunia

Data Global Fishing Watch mendukung patroli Penjaga Pantai Amerika Serikat (USCG) di Samudra Pasifik. Selama patroli tahun 2019, pengecekan ke atas kapal meningkat tiga kali lipat, sedangkan identifikasi pelanggaran meningkat delapan kali lipat dibandingkan [...]

The Rewards of Large-Scale Marine Protection

Juan Carlos is a PhD Student at UC Santa Barbara where he combines economics, technology, and data science to study marine conservation. To conserve or not to conserve Protecting large portions of [...]

Greater focus on international cooperation, information sharing and policy implementation is needed in the fight against IUU fishing

The European Commission recently warned Panama for a second time that they must tackle IUU fishing, but no one policy, system or State can fix the problem on their own. Illegal, Unreported and Unregulated [...]

Tertangkapnya MV NIKA: penangkapan ikan ilegal dan perjuangan mengalahkannya

Sebuah kapal yang menjadi buronan beberapa negara baru-baru ini diamankan oleh Indonesia. Berikut adalah kisah tentang bagaimana kerja sama internasional antara INTERPOL, Indonesia, Pemerintah Georgia Selatan dan Kepulauan Sandwich Selatan (GSGSSI) - Inggris, Korea [...]

Peru expands vessel tracking system to show activity of two large artisanal fishing fleets

By April 2020, some 750 artisanal fishing vessels targeting jumbo flying squid and mahi-mahi are expected to  join the Peruvian Vessel Monitoring System (VMS). As these vessels - 365 so far - are newly [...]

Full Speed Ahead

Tony Long, Global Fishing Watch Chief Executive Officer, looks back at 2019 and sets a course for 2020 – a pivotal year for ocean governance and conservation. Reality check From five or ten years [...]

The Global Atlas of AIS-based Fishing Activity

In 2018, Global Fishing Watch (GFW) published the first ever global maps of fishing activity using AIS data. These fishing maps drew on billions of GPS positions broadcast by over 60,000 fishing vessels, and [...]

New global atlas on using advanced technology to monitor fishing activity

Fishing vessels with Automatic Identification Systems (AIS) increasing by 10 to 30 percent each year. 19 November 2019, Rome - A new global atlas – the first-ever of its kind – analyses the opportunities [...]

On the frontline against illegal fishing in the world’s biggest ocean

Global Fishing Watch data assists US Coast Guard patrol in the Pacific. The 2019 patrol produced a threefold increase in vessel boardings and an eightfold increase in identified violations compared to 2018. Captain Adam Morrison [...]