Population growth and better living standards mean the demand for fresh fish, shellfish and crustaceans is constantly increasing. Aquaculture projects enhanced by AI are seeking to mitigate the damage to our oceans.
LED lights on nets have long been theorised as a method of reducing bycatch, but only now has a full scientific study been conducted into their use.
A decade ago, it would have been impossible to create an accurate picture of the world's fisheries. But advances in satellite technology, cloud computing and machine learning have made it possible.
With a focus on oil spills, natural gas fracking and illegal fishing networks, SkyTruth’s work empowers NGOs and members of the public to become environmental watchdogs with a bird’s eye view.
Fishyleaks is a great name for a great idea: aiming to reel in overfishing in European Union waters by inviting the industry to leak and expose illegal or unethical activities.
Could artificial intelligence make the fishing industry more sustainable? The "FishFace" project is developing a solution that could help protect fish stocks around the globe.
Our appetite for fish is big. According to WWF, two-third's of the world's fish stocks have been exhausted or are overfished. To counter this, a number of organisations actively build awareness about which species of fish are sustainably farmed and which to avoid. We tested out the Good Fish Guide app to see how it helps consumers make sustainable seafood choices.
Wildlife conservationists are constantly having to up their game to stay two steps ahead of criminal poachers. For a proper bird's eye view, a handful of organisations are looking towards the sky, using satellite technology to help protect species on the ground.