Global Fishing Watch
Report exposes rampant illegal fishing in North Korean waters
Washington, D.C. – A new study published today in the journal, Science Advances reveals widespread illegal fishing by dark fleets — vessels that do not publicly broadcast their location or appear in public monitoring systems — operating in the waters between the Koreas, Japan and Russia, some of the world’s most disputed and poorly-monitored waters.
One of the interesting relationships between countries in East Asia is China and North Korea. Here a website focused on fishing and overfishing writes up its report on Chinese vessels heading towards waters under a sanctions regime.