The fight against IUU (Illegal, Unreported, and Unregulated fishing) is one the main task of the French Armed forces in Guiana (FAG).
The Sand Rush
The sand rush, after water the sand is the most exploited natural resource in the world. This over-exploitation may lead to major environmental, economic and social consequences. An April 2022 … Continue reading The Sand Rush
Fishery Resources Pillage in the Pacific Ocean
No less than 25 million tons of fish are believed to be lost each year due to Illegal, Unreported and Unregulated fishing activity (IUU fishing) over the world. For some … Continue reading Fishery Resources Pillage in the Pacific Ocean
Spartly and Parecels islands : a major threat to maritime security ?
Sea map South China The territorial claims of the countries bordering the South China Sea have led to a military escalation. In addition to navies strengthening, military bases are being … Continue reading Spartly and Parecels islands : a major threat to maritime security ?
Artic New shipping routes
Arctic routes By mid-century, the chances are high for Transpolar Passage to open across the Arctic Ocean through the North Pole, mainly due to global warming effects. And most nations … Continue reading Artic New shipping routes
Security Challenges In Mozambique Channel
Channel of Mozambique map Groups on the "Swahili Coast" started the Mozambique Channel insurgency in 2017. The revolution now includes not less than 800 separate attacks across Mozambique, especially Northern … Continue reading Security Challenges In Mozambique Channel
Maritime Drone Against Illegal Fishing Activities
maritime drone Illegal, Unreported and Unregulated fishing (IUU) activities are a major economic loss for many countries unable to protect their maritime area. Furthermore, they have a strong impact on … Continue reading Maritime Drone Against Illegal Fishing Activities
Customary International Law and the Law of the Sea
Law of the sea UNCLOS The United Nation Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS) will celebrate in 2022 its forty’s anniversary. Qualified as “package deal”, it is the … Continue reading Customary International Law and the Law of the Sea
Eastern Mediterranean, a flashpoint
Eastern Mediterranean flashpoint Eastern Mediterranean is a crossroads between continents. The complexity of the region and tensions between countries make the area a dangerous flashpoint. All kind of destabilization and … Continue reading Eastern Mediterranean, a flashpoint
Illegal Fishing in Pacific Ocean, a Crime Still Active
Illegal fishing in pacific Ocean Illegal fishing in pacific Ocean is a major challenge for South American countries. The decrease of natural resources and the difficulties to control the area … Continue reading Illegal Fishing in Pacific Ocean, a Crime Still Active