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Data-bait: using tech to hook globe’s multi-billion-dollar fishing cheats


Decades of over-exploitation mean fishing grounds are under strain. — Reuters

Decades of over-exploitation mean fishing grounds are under strain. — Reuters

ROME: In 2016, a Thai-flagged fishing vessel was detained in Seychelles on suspicion that it had been fishing illegally in the Indian Ocean, one of the world’s richest fishing grounds. 

The Jin Shyang Yih 668 was caught with help from technology deployed by FISH-i Africa, a grouping of eight east African countries including Tanzania, Mozambique and Kenya. 

   

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