Here’s how blockchain could fight illegal fishing and help tuna stocks recover

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Kate Whiting, Senior Writer, Formative Content More than half of the world’s tuna comes from the Pacific Ocean, but tuna fisheries are suffering from depleted stocks and illegal fishing. Illegal, Unreported and Unregulated (IUU) fishing is a major […]

Commission notifies the Republic of Panama over the need to step up action to fight against illegal fishing

This article is brought to you in association with the European Commission. The European Commission has notified the Republic of Panama about the risk of being identified as a non-cooperating country in the fight against illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing. The Republic of Panama had already received a yellow card in November 2012, which was […]

Illegal fishing: EU lifts Taiwan’s yellow card following reforms

This article is brought to you in association with the European Commission. The EU recognises Taiwan’s reforms put in place during the last three and a half years to tackle illegal, unreported and unregulated fishing (IUU).Today the European Commission decided to lift the yellow card acknowledging the progress made by Taiwan and the major upgrade of […]