SUMATRAN LOGGING SCAM – CAPTAIN’S BLOG 44

“The loggers are close”, Stéphane says to me in a whisper. “Five of them on the track ahead. And many more in the bush working…” We are crouched behind a fallen tree, and both of us are nervous. We’ve been stalking these illegal loggers for two days, but we’re in a precarious position if any […]

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WHY ISLANDS STRUGGLE WITH FISHERY PATROL? – CAPTAIN’S BLOG 43

Island nations and developing economies with large Exclusive Economic Zones offshore still struggle to manage their fishery resources. Traditionally they have ignored effective patrols. Recent increases in pirate and IUU fishing have seen increased attention given to this. Many governments now realise the significant benefits of effective fisheries policy and management. Nevertheless, their road to […]

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