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SkyLight Platform Aims to Combat Illegal Fishing

10/5/2017

SkyLight Platform Aims to Combat Illegal Fishing

10/5/2017

Paul Allen, concerned about illegal fishing depleting global fish populations, through Vulcan is developing a system that uses satellite imagery and data-analysis software to help countries spot and catch unlicensed fishing boats.

Called SkyLight, the system is being tested in the Pacific Island of Palau and the African nation of Gabon. Skylight uses technology to aid enforcement, particularly in countries with thousands of miles of coastline to patrol and few resources to do so. The initiative was announce at the Our Oceans Conference in Malta on October 6.

Read more on Bloomberg and check out the Skylight.Global website. 

 

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