Building the future of MPA enforcement: Project Eyes on the Seas and other high-tech surveillance programs



If you were to build a system to combat illegal fishing, including within remote MPAs, it would most likely feature a way to track two things: where fishing vessels are in relation to the area of interest, and whether those vessels are fishing. Thanks to advancements in technology over the past decade, such systems have become available. Using a combination of satellites and on-board transponders, the systems are empowering a potential revolution in how governments can enforce their rules within MPAs, particularly remote ones…

To read the full article, please visit: http://depts.washington.edu/mpanews//MPA148.pdf 

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