It Took Less Than A Minute Of Satellite Time To Catch These Thieves Red-Handed

It Took Less Than A Minute Of Satellite Time To Catch These Thieves Red-Handed
It's only fair to share...Share on FacebookTweet about this on TwitterShare on Google+Pin on PinterestShare on LinkedInDigg thisShare on TumblrShare on Reddit

Ars Technica

The heart of the Pacific Ocean is a vast, barely explored region outside national boundaries, teeming with undiscovered species and dramatic undersea terrain. A few organizations monitor activity here, mostly international fisheries management groups, but it’s easy for a vessel to get lost in the enormous distances. That’s exactly what many pirate fishing fleets depend on. Though normally we associate the term piracy with rogues who commandeer other people’s ships, it’s also used as shorthand to describe illegal, unregulated, and unreported (IUU) fishing. The Pacific is crawling with fishing pirates. Often their ships are crewed by malnourished slaves who don’t see land for months at a time, …

Click here to read more…

Share this post