NOAA Highlights International Day for the Fight Against IUU Fishing
June 5 marks the International Day for the Fight Against IUU Fishing and NOAA Fisheries highlighted the work that the United States and its global partners do to crack down on the practice in a letter from Assistant Administrator Chris Oliver.
“These are not just problems for fish; these practices hurt law-abiding fishermen, damage the economy, and threaten our food security,” Oliver wrote. “Furthermore, these offenses are often linked to other international concerns, such as human rights abuses, human trafficking, forced labor, and other forms of transnational crime...
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