News & Events

Sustainable Fish Forum
Nov 16, 2017

Global Experts Convene to Investigate Causes and Consequences of Fisheries Conflict

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... Read more
Nov 14, 2017

Inland Fisheries – Invisible but Integral to the UN Sustainable Development Agenda for Ending Poverty by 2030

Inland fisheries – defined as freshwater fisheries in lakes, rivers, and the supporting estuaries – provide food and income security to tens of millions of people around the world. A new study by... Read more
Global Maritime Forum
Nov 14, 2017

Intelligence Community, Ngos, And Policy Makers Join Forces To Improve Maritime Situational Awareness

The Global Maritime Forum, hosted by the National Maritime Intelligence-Integration Office, took place in Vallejo, California on November 13 and 14. The forum brought together experts in maritime... Read more
Fish in Cold Storage
Nov 07, 2017

Somali Fisheries Urgently Need Better Data

New research shows official reports of fish catch in the waters around the Somali region significantly underestimate true catch. A new study by Secure Fisheries’ Sarah Glaser and Paige Roberts, in... Read more
Fishing Computer Models
Nov 03, 2017

Computer-Based Mapping Promotes Ocean Science and Protection

Researchers from a host of disciplines converged in Redlands, CA at Esri headquarters for a forum about the topic that unites them: ocean mapping. The Esri Ocean GIS Forum showcased a broad array of... Read more
Old Somali Fishing Gear Problems
Oct 31, 2017

Watch: Inside Somali Fishing

Somali waters are some of the most productive on earth, supporting stocks of tuna, sharks, swordfish, sardines, squid, and countless species of commercially valuable fishes. The domestic fishing... Read more
Somali President Gaas
Oct 30, 2017

Inaugural Forum Nets Commitments To Strengthening Somali Fisheries

Garowe, Somalia –  Hundreds of Somali fishers, entrepreneurs, investors, and policy makers gathered in Puntland recently to promote sustainable development of the Somali fishery sector. The... Read more
Oct 04, 2017

Introducing the Stable Seas Maritime Security Index

One Earth Future, through its programs Secure Fisheries, Oceans Beyond Piracy, and OEF Research, is proud to introduce the Stable Seas Maritime Security Index. Assimilating data from 30 countries in... Read more
Oct 03, 2017

Somalia Fisheries Forum | Oct 24-26,2017

Along with Shuraako, and the Puntland Ministry of Fisheries, Secure Fisheries is hosting The Somalia Fisheries Forum 2017 (SFF 2017). The forum will serve as a platform for dialogue and collaboration... Read more
Sep 29, 2017


Illegal, unreported, and unregulated (IUU) fishing must be recognized as an important component of U.S. national security. Kaija Hurlburt, Director of Secure Fisheries, spoke to a workshop at the... Read more