IUU fishing

15 Jun
2020

Source: The Asean Post In football, the yellow card is a warning for a player to behave himself as he may get sent off the pitch if he receives a second one – and a subsequent red card. It seems this system works just as well when it comes to combatting illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) […]

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5 Jun
2020

Source: The Pew Charitable Trusts Increased cooperation, collective accountability demonstrate a pathway to change A year ago, we observed the second annual United Nations-declared International Day for the Fight Against Illegal, Unreported, and Unregulated (IUU) Fishing with a look at successes and with a cautious optimism that the global community was headed in the right direction. While […]

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5 Jun
2020

Source: MercoPress Illegal, Unreported, and Unregulated (IUU). These three adjectives ultimately jeopardize the whole of the fisheries sector. IUU fishing can destroy the livelihoods of fishing communities, harm food security and nutrition, damage fair local and international trade, and often give way to unsafe and indecent working conditions, sometimes even crime. Read more

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24 Apr
2020

Source: Undercurrent News The Environmental Justice Foundation (EJF) has warned that the approval of 53 fresh requests for fishing licenses in Senegal could have dire effects for the local fishing community. The Senegalese fleet is “already grossly over-capacity”, EJF claims, noting that many of the trawlers requesting licenses have past records of illegal, unregulated or […]

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14 Apr
2020

Source: Seapower Magazine WASHINGTON — Illegal, unreported and unregulated fishing (IUU) is a national security issue that threatens global economic order and the sovereignty of nations and that enforcement is over-stretched to counter the threat, U.S. officials said.  IUU includes fishing without a permit, catching over a legal limit, catching the wrong species and catching fish that are too small. Speaking during a Navy League Sea-Air-Space: Virtual […]

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