News & Events

group at the American Fisheries Society
Aug 20, 2018

International Fisheries Networks Connect at the American Fisheries Society

Global fisheries networks link partners to leverage knowledge, technology, and community in service of improving research and education about fisheries issues. 

fish scales reuse
Aug 15, 2018

Novel Ways to Reuse Fish and Reduce Waste Will Benefit Livelihoods, Environment In Lake Victoria

Over 200,000 metric tons of Nile perch are harvested from Lake Victoria each year. The fillets are exported to Europe, but the skin, guts, bones, and scales create biowaste that pollutes the... Read more

mapping GIS Somalia development
Aug 01, 2018

Using GIS to Identify Somali Coastal Development Opportunities

How can GIS mapping tools work with local knowledge? 

Caught Red Handed Kenya
Jul 30, 2018

Caught Red-Handed Workshops Build Momentum to Combat Illegal Fishing in the Western Indian Ocean

Secure Fisheries, the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime, and the United States Navy hosted the second round of Caught Red-Handed workshops in Mombasa, Kenya; Maputo, Mozambique; and Dar es... Read more

May 24, 2018

Caught Red-handed Workshops Open in Sri Lanka and the Maldives

Secure Fisheries’ Senior Program manager Robert Mazurek chaired the first two meetings in a series of eleven Caught Red-Handed (CRH) workshops last month at the Navy Headquarters in Colombo, Sri... Read more

May 10, 2018

U.S. Partners Join Forces to Tackle Illegal Fishing Through Information Sharing

On May 10th Secure Fisheries’ Robert Mazurek joined an international session of the National Maritime Interagency Advisory Group (NIAG) in Washington, D.C.  The NIAG is a U.S.... Read more

May 04, 2018

Sarah Glaser Visits The University Of Miami To Discuss Fisheries Conflict

Secure Fisheries’ Sarah Glaser was honored with an invitation to speak to the students and faculty of the Rosenstiel School of Marine and... Read more

Apr 27, 2018

INTERPOL report provides guidance to law enforcement for tackling fisheries crime

Law enforcement are central to combating fisheries crimes, such as illegal fishing, but they face many challenges in the process. Ultimately, most fisheries crimes are never prosecuted. INTERPOL,... Read more

Human Slavery In The Seafood Industry
Apr 25, 2018

Human Slavery In The Seafood Industry Violates Human Rights And Contributes To Fisheries Conflict

Human trafficking and forced labor aboard fishing vessels are gaining international attention as investigative journalists and scientists are shining a light on human slavery in the seafood... Read more

Enhancing Maritime Security in Africa participants
Apr 09, 2018

Fisheries and the Blue Economy Promote Maritime Security in Africa

Maritime security is integral to a strong blue economy, and weak legal frameworks are a major impediment to deterrence of maritime crime. Those were two key takeaways from... Read more