Global Fishing Watch
Global Fishing Watch

Founding Year: 2015

Staff: 69

Budget: $7.3m (2020)

Tony Long (CEO)

A partnership between Oceana, SkyTruth, and Google acting as an open-access online tool to track global fishing apparent activity in near-real time and provides the world’s first global view of commercial fishing. Aims to advance ocean governance by envisioning “Sustainability through transparency”. They use public broadcast data from the Automatic Identification System (AIS) collected by satellite and terrestrial receivers to make these map visualizations, data, and analysis tools.

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Global Fishing Watch contributes to the following Sustainable Development Goals


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