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No.431 July 20, 2018

Global Fishing Watch—Aiming at Sustainable Fisheries—

Global Fishing Watch's mission is to advance the sustainability of our ocean through increased transparency in fisheries. We process remote signals from commercial ships at sea to identify fishing vessels and determine when they fish based on their movements, and share the resulting data on the GFW website. Our aim is to revolutionize the ability to monitor and visualize the global commercial fishing fleet, thus reducing access to market for illegally caught fish and leading to sustainable fishing.

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