Author: Prableen Bajpai
The global fishing industry is plagued with issues related to Illegal, Unreported and Unregulated (IUU) fishing. The practice of IUU fishing is not only a transnational organized crime, but also a major threat to the sustainability of the world’s fisheries. The protocols in place are often abused and thus fall short in fighting over-fishing, violation of international maritime laws, evasion of taxes, and crimes related to slavery and fairness in competition.
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