Ending Illegal Fishing Project

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  • How Interpol’s Project Scale Is Changing the Game in Illegal Fishing

    With over 70 percent of the Earth’s surface covered by water, only a small fraction of which is regulated by governments, it is no surprise that the high seas are growing more lawless each year. One of the most widespread threats is illegal fishing and its associated crimes. Each year, up to $23.5 billion worth of seafood is stolen from the seas through illegal, unreported, and unregulated... Read More

  • Seafood Industry Should Encourage Safety of Fishing Crews

    Seafood is the most valuable traded commodity in the world, registering nearly US$150 billion in global commerce annually. Unfortunately, there’s a dark side to the trade: illegal and unreported fishing, which accounts for up to $23.5 billion worth of seafood per year. Read More

  • Global Transshipment

    Transshipment, the transfer of fish or other marine wildlife between a fishing vessel and a carrier vessel at sea or in port, is an important part of the global commercial fishing industry. Valuable tuna species, mackerel, and crabs are among the freshly caught seafood transshipped each day in order to shorten the time it takes to get the fish from the sea to the store.  Read More

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