Big data deployed to increase traceability in bid to save the deep blue sea
Author: Angeli Mehta
To protect the planet’s oceans, we have to know what’s going on in them and what we are taking out. Ending illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing is critical, but many countries don’t have resources for patrols at sea and remote surveillance, leaving much of their 200-mile exclusive economic zones (EEZs) unprotected. Many also lack sufficient regulations, oversight, or inspections at ports.Image: Channels: EnvironmentTags: Global Dialogue on Seafood TraceabilityPew Charitable TrustsGlobal Fishing WatchSkyTruthOceanaover-fishingbottom-trawlingSeaBOS
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