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Atlantic view of fishing activity on Global Fishing Watch.Atlantic view of fishing activity on Global Fishing Watch.

Using Geospatial Technologies to Map Illegal Fishing

Worldwide overfishing is having a devastating effect on marine ecosystems.  A 2014 report from the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization found that one-third of marine fish stocks worldwide have been overfished, and over 90% of the world’s fisheries are fully exploited or over-fished.  Give the vast expanse of the ocean (96.5% […]