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Illegal fishing destroys marine habitats and threatens species living at sea. Now, though, the EU’s OCEAN SENTINEL project has developed the world’s first ocean surveillance system that enlists the help of seabirds.
World's first seabird ocean surveillance system will fight illegal fishing
11 May 2020
A study has called into question the effectiveness of measures to clamp down on the illegal wildlife trade.
Illicit wildlife products 'slipping through the net'
5 March 2020
According to data collected by the ICES Baltic Fisheries Assessment Working Group over 10 million Eastern Baltic cod were thrown away last year.
Over 10 million Eastern Baltic cod illegally discarded last year
18 June 2019
Fish and chip shops and fishmongers are selling endangered sharks to an unwitting public, according to researchers who used DNA barcoding to identify species on sale.
UK fish and chip shops are selling endangered sharks, DNA tests prove
31 January 2019