Today, NOAA and its partners released the “National Five-Year Strategy for Combating Illegal, Unreported, and Unregulated Fishing.” Illegal, Unreported and Unregulated (IUU) fishing is a global problem affecting ocean ecosystems, threatening economic and food security and putting law-abiding fishermen and seafood producers at a disadvantage. The strategy details U.S. priorities and plans over the next five years to combat IUU fishing and promote maritime security worldwide.
Together with other governments and authorities, seafood industry, academia, philanthropies and nongovernmental stakeholders, the U.S. aims to use this strategy to make tangible progress in addressing IUU fishing and execute a shared global vision for sustainable stewardship of marine resources. Learn more.
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