Global Fishing Watch Map
At Our Ocean Conference, Global Fishing Watch welcomes international partnerships to enhance ocean management
April 17, 2024 03:00 ET | Global Fishing Watch
ATHENS, Greece, April 17, 2024 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Global Fishing Watch, an international nonprofit organization dedicated to advancing ocean governance through transparency of human activity at...
Regional Map - North Sea
New research harnesses AI and satellite imagery to reveal the expanding footprint of human activity at sea
January 03, 2024 11:29 ET | Global Fishing Watch
WASHINGTON, D.C., Jan. 03, 2024 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- A new study published today in the journal Nature offers an unprecedented view of previously unmapped industrial use of the ocean and how it is...
Palau strengthens fisheries management and promotes transparency as a principle of ocean governance
Global Fishing Watch and Palau Enter Partnership to Enhance Transparency in Fisheries Sector
September 21, 2023 10:03 ET | Global Fishing Watch
NEW YORK, U.S., Sept. 21, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Global Fishing Watch welcomes a new partnership with Palau that aims to strengthen sustainable fisheries management and promote transparency as a...
Global Fishing Watch's Open Ocean Project
Global Fishing Watch to reveal all human activity at sea with investment through The Audacious Project
June 08, 2023 00:01 ET | Global Fishing Watch
WASHINGTON, D.C., June 08, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Global Fishing Watch has received a five-year USD $60 million commitment through The Audacious Project to leverage open data and emerging...
Longline sets during twilight and daytime in the global ocean, 2017-2020
New research uses GPS data to reveal longline vessels pose significant risk to threatened albatross
May 10, 2023 09:41 ET | Global Fishing Watch
Washington, D.C., May 10, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The biggest threat albatrosses face at sea is being caught and killed on commercial fishing hooks as they target bait for food. New research shows...
Map of study area and management areas considered
Where is your squid coming from? Most likely unregulated waters, according to a new international study
March 10, 2023 14:00 ET | Global Fishing Watch
Washington, D.C., March 10, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Scientists and policymakers have voiced growing concerns about the decline of global squid stocks, but little has been done to date to target...
Fishing effort by foreign-owned fishing vessels, 2012-2020
New research reveals shifting identities of global fishing fleet to help bolster fisheries management
January 18, 2023 15:27 ET | Global Fishing Watch
WASHINGTON, D.C., Jan. 18, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- A new study published today in Science Advances combines a decade’s worth of satellite vessel tracking data with identification information from...
Global map showing fraction of fishing vessel activity obscured by suspected AIS disabling
Global analysis shows where fishing vessels’ identification devices have been switched off
November 02, 2022 14:27 ET | Global Fishing Watch
SANTA CRUZ, CA, Nov. 02, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- A new analysis harnesses automatic identification system, or AIS, data to provide information about global fishing activity, including illegal,...
Papua New Guinea joins a growing number of countries dedicated to transparency across fisheries
Global Fishing Watch welcomes partnership with Papua New Guinea to share vessel tracking data
October 11, 2022 09:50 ET | Global Fishing Watch
BANGKOK, Thailand, Oct. 11, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- In a newly established partnership with Global Fishing Watch, Papua New Guinea has committed to sharing vessel tracking data from its Fishing...
Norway embraces fisheries transparency, commits to sharing vessel tracking data on NGO's map
Norway makes fishing vessel data accessible to the world
June 30, 2022 09:16 ET | Global Fishing Watch
Lisbon, Portugal, June 30, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Norway has become the first country in Europe to partner with Global Fishing Watch—an international nonprofit organization dedicated to advancing...