Illegal, Unreported and Unregulated (IUU) Fishing is an issue global in scale, requring regional and international cooperation to address it.
Secure Fisheries News
Secure Fisheries’ Sarah Glaser gave a talk, "Boat burning in Uganda, piracy in Somalia, and slavery in our seafood: solving fisheries conflict as a #MarineBiologistInDenver,” at the University of Miami.
Tuna play an important role in oceanic ecosystems. Unfortunately, the word's appetite for tuna means their populations are at risk from overfishing.
As a partner of the Caught Red-Handed maritime capacity building project, Secure Fisheries will host a series of workshops during 2018 to develop a harmonized guide for the collection of maritime data by all coastal and island nations in the Western Indian Ocean.
Secure Fisheries Director, Kaija Hurlburt, participated in a two-day DataLab hosted by the Seafood Alliance for Legality and Traceability (SALT) to accelerate learning and support collaboration on innovative solutions to sustainable and legal fisheries in the EU and Africa.
Secure Fisheries' Dr. Sarah Glaser presented the first Stable Seas Maritime Security Index at the Enhancing Maritime Security in Africa conference.
BROOMFIELD, Colorado and Mogadishu, Somalia - January 29, 2018 - Secure Fisheries, a program of One Earth Future, and City University (CU) in Mogadishu have formed a partnership that will improve Somali fisheries through information sharing, joint research, and education.
Dr. Sarah Glaser video-confereced with students at City University Mogadishu to discuss fisheries research in the Somali region.
BROOMFIELD, Colorado - December 19, 2017 - Disputes over fisheries could spark the next war. It is important to better understand the causes and consequences of fisheries conflict - including which ones could ignite armed disputes and which will fizzle out.
Secure Fisheries hosted eighteen researchers and practitioners from universities and NGOs to examine the state of knowledge about fisheries conflict, form new partnerships to advance knowledge on the topic, and produce new research.