Category Archives: Remote Sensing

REMOTE sensing & new real-time dataset: The global footprint of fisheries “so big it can be seen from space. Really” – Study

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“HUGE progress” says Greenpeace: Thai Union commits to “more sustainable, socially-responsible seafood”; Comprehensive package of reforms

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WILD Atlantic salmon: Scottish Government pilot project to track iconic fish; Homing behaviour & breeding understanding

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THAI Union “Going digital for sustainability”; Testing scalable platforms for electronic Catch Data and Traceability (eCDT) systems

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50 of the world’s largest businesses, retailers & fishing firms pledge to stop illegal tuna fishing & related forced labour on the High Seas by 2020; WEF brokers deal

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Highlight of Progress: Control of Overseas Fishing and Transshipment Vessels

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OCEANA report exposes thousands of suspected vessel Rendezvous at sea; Transshipping hotspots, countries & ports of interest highlighted

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ACCURATELY predicting freshwater salmonid stocks: ‘Environmental DNA effectively monitors aquatic species populations’

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‘TRACKING the untraceable’: following European eels – “one of the world’s least understood fish” – to the Sargasso Sea

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OCEAN Cleanup concludes first-ever reconnaissance flight over ‘Great Pacific Garbage Patch’; More debris recorded than what was expected

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BIG Data, remote sensing & predicting of fishing catches’ location: Norwegian fishing industry players collaborate: “This is big…”

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“Sustainable” fish from major consumer brands linked to Arctic destruction; Greenpeace report looks at bottom-trawling in Barents Sea

Fishing fleets that supply major consumer brands are using giant trawlers in an area known as the ‘Arctic Galapagos’, according to a new Greenpeace investigation communicated-upon today (March 2, 2016). The research implicates the suppliers of well-known brands Birdseye, Findus and Iglo, as well as fish restaurants across Europe. Many of these brands proudly display their commitment to sustainability on their packaging. Continue reading “Sustainable” fish from major consumer brands linked to Arctic destruction; Greenpeace report looks at bottom-trawling in Barents Sea