Food Security

How satellite surveillance is hauling in illegal fishers

Net results ... satellite imagery provides a bird's-eye view of fishing vessels Image: REUTERS/Pascal Rossignol

Jeffrey R. Tarr

Chief Executive Officer, Skillsoft

Will Marshall

CEO, Planet Labs


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 Map Produced in July 2017
Map produced in July 2017 Image: Global Fishing Watch
A ship-to-ship rendezvous. May 17, 2017
A ship-to-ship rendezvous in May 2017 Image: Planet
Ships engaged in pair trawling, a practice known for generating large bycatch. May 17, 2017
Ships engaged in pair trawling Image: Planet
The refrigerated cargo vessel (reefer) Leelawadee with two unidentified likely fishing vessels tied alongside. November 30, 2016
A cargo vessel and two unidentified boats tied alongside Image: DigitalGlobe
Refueling vessel, Mahachai Marine 1, with unidentified vessel tied astern. November 30, 2016
A refuelling vessel with unidentified boat tied astern Image: DigitalGlobe
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