Global Fishing Watch

90% of global fisheries are thought to be fully exploited or over-fished (UNFAO, 2014). Global Fishing Watch is a collaboration between SkyTruth, Oceana and Google, who have created this interactive tool where all trackable fishing vessels can be located on a map.

It is currently in the prototype stage and it will be available to the public so that anyone can be aware of, and help monitor, commercial fishing across the globe.

Video explaining the project and plenty more information atglobalfishingwatch.org


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