Source: World Economic Forum
Author: Jim Leape
- Illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing is putting fish stocks, human rights and marine ecosystems in peril.
- Defeating IUU fishing can only be achieved if industry and governments join forces to ensure IUU fishers cannot find buyers or land their catch.
- Seafood sector leaders have set out a response to the IUU problem, with the key elements being traceability and robust controls at ports.