OceanMind Awarded UK Blue Belt Monitoring Contract
SEAFOODNEWS.COM[SeafoodNews] by Peggy Parker - July 25, 2018
OceanMind, a non-profit that identifies illegal fishing using global satellite technology, has been named by the UK government to monitor the waters surrounding its most remote overseas territories, as part of the government’s Blue Belt Programme.
The goal of the four-year program is to enhance marine protection of over a total of four million square kilometres, surrounding the UK’s seven Southern Hemisphere territories: British Indian Ocean, South Georgia and South Sandwich Islands, Ascension Island, St. Helena, Tristan da Cunha, Pitcairn Islands, and British ...
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