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Using Satellite Imagery to Combat Illegal Fishing

By ImageSat International 2017-07-17 16:34:08

Researchers estimate that the global economic impact of illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing exceeds $20 billion annually. This amount represents lost tax revenues, lost economic opportunities, lost jobs and – above all – an expanding, dangerous black market exploiting human and natural resources. To fight this form of organized crime, ImageSat International (ISI) developed Kingfisher – a multi-sensor, multi-layer maritime intelligence system combining a variety of information sources to expose the covert movements of IUU fishing fleets. Utilizing Satellite Automatic Identification system...

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