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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 the sustainability of marine resources. But how to protect millions of kilometers without dozens of patrol boat? It appears that using maritime drone is one … Continue reading Maritime Drone Against Illegal Fishing Activities

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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 call for an international cooperation in order to preserve a future sustainable for local population. Nothing new for the region The western coast of South … Continue reading Illegal Fishing in Pacific Ocean, a Crime Still Active

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43 Mediterranean Fish Species Threatened

threatened fish species The Mediterranean Sea used to be a wonderful ecosystem with more than 7% of global marine fish species, with a total of 519 different species. Unfortunately, maritime pollution, over-stock fishing and a lack of Marine Protected Areas (MPA) led to a degradation of its ecosystem. Over 8% of Mediterranean fish species are … Continue reading 43 Mediterranean Fish Species Threatened

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Gillnet Fishing $1.3 Million to stop that

gillnet fishing In California, the Environmental Non-Governmental Organisation are greeting the state budget year. This budget will fund commercial fisherman involves in a transition from deadly gillnett a solution which preserves endangered sea turtles. For over 100 million years, turtles have roamed our oceans, with the exception of the Arctic Ocean. Today, six of the … Continue reading Gillnet Fishing $1.3 Million to stop that

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Chinese fishermen threat sovereignty in Pacific

On January 19th,2021, the Government of Vanuatu reported the apprehension of two Chinese trawlers off the island of Hiu on suspicion of illegal activities. This is not an isolated act. In fact, lots of chinese fisherman threatening the maritime sovereignty of coastal states were reported, particularly in the Pacific Ocean. Chinese fishermen cause concern near … Continue reading Chinese fishermen threat sovereignty in Pacific

Venezualian fishing vessel caught red-handed

Venezuelan Fishing Vessel Caught Red-handed

Venezualian fishing vessel On February 11th, 2021, during a fish control operation in French Guyanese Territorial waters, the Venezuelan fishing boat “Cayo Norté” was caught in action of illegal fishing by the French Navy. The operation was carried out in the French exclusive economic zone with a CASA aircraft, patrol boat “Antilles-Guyane” and the rest … Continue reading Venezuelan Fishing Vessel Caught Red-handed