Emerging Technologies

Can technology help us tackle illegal fishing?

Yu Feng, a Taiwanese-flagged fishing vessel suspected of illegal fishing activity, moves through the water before being boarded by crewmembers from U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Legare and representatives from Sierra Leone's Armed Forces Maritime Wing, Fisheries ministry and Office of National Security, Aug. 17 2009. Legare, homeported in Portsmouth, Va., is currently on a three-month deployment as part of Africa Partnership Station. APS is an international maritime safety and security initiative led by Commander, U.S. Naval Forces Europe-Africa/Commander, U.S. 6th Fleet.

Image: U.S. Navy

Nishan Degnarain
Alumni, Global Shapers Community, Central Bank of Mauritius
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