C4ADS is proud to announce that we have joined the Joint Analytical Cell, a collaborative initiative founded by the IMCS Network, Global Fishing Watch, and TMT to increase access to fisheries intelligence, monitoring, and enforcement on the high seas.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE — Oceans cover more than 70% of our planet. Simply put, global security does not exist without the security of our seas. The vastness and unexplored territories of our oceans make it one of the most challenging environments to enforce regulations, create transparency and detect illegal activities. That’s why collaborating with partners worldwide to protect maritime ecosystems from exploitative fishing practices is essential to C4ADS’s mission.
We are proud to announce C4ADS has joined the Joint Analytical Cell, a collaborative initiative founded by the IMCS Network, Global Fishing Watch, and TMT to increase access to fisheries intelligence, monitoring, and enforcement on the high seas. The JAC aims to increase national and regional enforcement mechanisms that target illegal fishing and its associated crimes.
“C4ADS has worked for years to counter IUU fishing practices by nurturing close partnerships and uniting different stakeholders towards targeted, collective action. We are incredibly excited to be joining the JAC and contributing to this exciting initiative to combat fisheries crime on a global scale. We can achieve so much more when we move together.” — Austin Brush, IUU Fishing Portfolio Manager
C4ADS has been a long-time advocate of combining forces with partner organizations to combat illegal, unreported, and unregulated fishing activities. Past collaborations with IMCS Network, Global Fishing Watch and TMT have produced a wealth of behind-the-scenes impact and key pieces of public reporting. Our hope is that through this new joint initiative, we can work together even more effectively to continue promoting transparency in the fishing community and developing new ways to track and stop illicit fishing operations taking place all over the world.