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Media kit: Illuminating Dark Fishing Fleets in North Korea

On 22 July 2020, the journal, Science Advances published our ground-breaking study, Illuminating Dark Fishing Fleets in North Korea, revealing the largest known case of illegal fishing perpetrated by vessels originating from one country operating in another nation’s waters.  Communications

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Report Exposes Rampant Illegal Fishing in North Korean Waters

Ground-breaking study reveals hundreds of vessels fishing illegally in one of the world’s most contested ocean regions, contravening United Nations sanctions and fuelling overfishing Washington, D.C. – A new study published today in the journal, Science Advances reveals widespread illegal

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Global Fishing Watch CEO, Tony Long, meeting with Canada's Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard, Jonathan Wilkinson ahead of the G7 Ministerial meeting

Canadian government commits funding to Global Fishing Watch

Toronto, Canada – Today, the Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard, Sean Casey, reaffirmed the Government of Canada’s commitment to combatting illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing at the Collision Conference in Toronto. Our Government is contributing $1.2 million to Global

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