NOAA Proposes New Measures to Combat lllegal, Unreported, and Unregulated Fishing, Forced Labor in the Seafood Supply Chain

Measures will boost existing efforts to prevent illegal, unreported, and unregulated fishing activity, and counter forced labor in the seafood supply chain.

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A backhoe near a stream in a marsh Construction at the Fisher Slough habitat restoration project in Washington. The project provided habitat for salmon while also reducing the risk of flooding. Credit: NOAA Fisheries.
Galv_loggerhead_turtle_t._moore_noaa_via_wikimedia_750_500.png Loggerhead turtle. Credit: T. Moore (CC0 1.0)
A thumbnail image of Dr. Nancy Foster inset into a landscape of a river draining into an ocean. Credit: Douglas Croft. The Little Sur River winds its way into the Pacific. Credit: Douglas Croft.
An angler holds a fish, its mouth open and air bladder inflated from barotrauma. Barotrauma expands gasses in a fish causing the air bladder and other organs to expand as well, making it difficult for fish to swim after release. Credit: NOAA Fisheries, Florida SeaGrant
dam-migration-miss/1280_ANC714BTluY8.png One of the small boats returns to the ship under a rainbow after collecting water samples and deploying instruments around Kure Atoll. Photo: NOAA Fisheries/James Morioka.