On October 27, 2020, DKI APCSS’ Dr. Inez Miyamoto, with LCDR Keith Wilkins, chatted with Mr. Jaeyoon Park and Ms. Katherine Seto, in a webinar on “Illuminating Dark Fishing Fleets in North Korea.” In this recording, Mr. Park and Ms. Seto discuss how scientists tracked Chinese “dark fishing” fleets (i.e., vessels that do not broadcast their position) operating in North Korean waters. They share their research on how they tracked “dark fishing” fleets using satellite technology and data science. They also discuss how geopolitical tensions and disputed territorial boundaries contribute to “dark fishing” challenges.
More information on the USCG IUU Fishing Strategic Outlook
- Science Advances Magazine:
- Global Fishing Watch: