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Investigative Report and Case Study - Fisheries Abuses and Related Deaths at Sea in the Pacific Region
Author: Human Rights at Sea, Published on: 11 February 2018
...In the Pacific Region, maritime fishing can contribute up to 10% of the states’ GDP, and provide employment for up to 60% of the population. However, due to the profitability of this sector unsustainable and illegal practices are increasingly threatening this situation.
The complex international law picture has made it impossible to set legally enforceable minimum standards, putting Fishing Observers and crew members alike at the mercy of potentially unscrupulous corporations...