fisheries observers

30 Sep
2020

Source: China Dialogue Oceans The pandemic is hindering the work of officials who deter illegal fishing, while the capacity of industrial fleets remains largely unaffected The Covid-19 pandemic does not appear to have hindered the distant-water fleets of China and other major fishing nations, but it has largely sidelined the fishery observers and port officials […]

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19 Feb
2020

Source: Science Daily Policies regulating fishing in international waters do not sufficiently protect officials who monitor illegal fishing, the prohibited dumping of equipment, or human trafficking or other human rights abuses, finds a new analysis by a team of environmental researchers. “These fisheries observers risk their lives to watch over industrial fishing activities, and yet […]

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