How To Protect The Ocean

Categories

science
citizen science
general
climate change
social enterprise
Tourism
Marine Science
ocean conservation
Sharks
Ocean
nemo
ecotourism
Marine Conservation
finding dori
harambe
Marine Protected Areas
shark attack
Oceans Day
finding dory
Shark Week
algae
SCUBA Diving
Arbonne
Arctic Ocean
drones
blackfish
marine conservation conferences
sea turtle
IMCC
Orca
Jairo Mora
Plastic Pollution
women in science
Surfing
ocean news
funding
marine education
Marine Conservation Career
Asha DeVos
Ocean Talk Friday
Fishing
Leadership
Conferences
seagrass
science debate
antarctica
marine science management
Conservation
marine biology jobs
politics
red sea
diving
Oil Spill
great barrirer reef
Ocean Optimisim
Nakawe
Ocean Optimism
Ross Sea MPA
Stakeholders
grassroots
grassroots conservation
teaching
film
poaching
ocean planning
biodiversity
Polar Bear
marine biology
Interviews
2017
Tilikum
Sustainable Fisheries
Beach
Fake News
Science Communication
Lobbying
Snorkeling
aquarium
stranding
wildlife documentaries
Advocacy
Fisheries
social science
journalism
ocean use
climate science
earth hour
Manatee
Dolphins
Social Change
Women 4 Science
Whales
Sci Comm
Cape Cod Seal
Taiwanese White Dolphin
Dolphin Rescued
Grand Cayman
Paris Climate Change Agreement
Celebrities
Shark Conservation
Sea Wolves
Cod
Climate Change Reduction
Ocean Plastic Pollution
Salt Marsh
Shark Dragged
Water Quality
brexit
Lost Sharks
River Sharks
Marine Conservation Careers
Sea Otters
Oceanswell
Fish Farm
Hurricane Harvey
Whale Sharks
Social Marketing
Invertebrates
Tales From The Sea
Graduate Student
Entrepreneur
Octo
Remote Sensing
Salmon
Open Access
Marine Mammals
Vaquita
Sperm Whale
Seabirds
Coastal Land Loss
SciComm
Coastal Habitat
Local Politics
Passion
Fisheries Science
Educator
Indiginous
IAMJAIRO
Carbon Tax
Jellyfish
Plogging
Fukushima
Recycle
Ocean Wise
Plastic Straws
Underwater Performer
recycling
Tuna
Coral Reef
Tailless Whales
Immigration
Kilauea Volcano
Shark Fishing
Marine Mammal
Marine Litter
Jairo Mora Sandoval Bravery Award
UK Marine Conservation Zones
Cephalopods
Squid Cephalopods
Conference
Marine Conservation Conference
Hack-a-thon
Art of Storytelling for Science
COMPASS
Plastic Pollution in the Ocean
Lionfish
IMCC5
Right Whales
Scott Pruitt
Southern Resident Orca
Nurse Sharks
Decolonizing Conservation
Crabs
Hermaphrodite Sharks
Land-Based Shark Fishing
Sea Turtles
Great White Sharks
Greenhouse Gases
Nassau Grouper
Boyan Slant
dolphin
Seaworld
King Penguins
Marine Philanthropy
Ocean Acidification
Red Tide
Stingrays
Marine Debris
Shark
High Seas
Ocean Clean Project
Impact Investing
Coelacanth
Sea Stars
Marineland
Eco-Friendly Products
Humpback Whales
Sea Level Rise
Deep Sea Coral Reef
Kelp forest
Pipeline
Sustainable
Seals
Shark Cage Diving
Sharkwater Extinction
Seafood
California
Coral Reef Algae
Oceanpreneur
Hurricane Florence
Tiger Shark
Overfishing
Southern Resident Orcas
Science Journal
PETA
Ocean Dead Zones
Dolphinarium
Shark Culling
Whaling
Coral
Ocean Clean Up Project
Orcas
Tsunami
Sei Whale
Community Conservation
OCEANARCH
Open Access Journals
Barndoor Skate
My Green Butler
Lonely Whale
Beaked Whales
Northern Right Whale Festival
Marine Mammal Captivity
Podcasting For The Environment
Salish Sea
Living Species Report
Conservation Marketing
Marine Biology Colleges
US Midterm Elections 2018
Marine Policies
Academic Science Journals
Shark Management
Conch Shells
Carbon Footprint
Love the Ocean
Consumer Trends
Science Journals
Marine Conservation Art
Climate Report
Marine Science and Conservation
Marine Social Science
Marine Sewage
Diversity In Careers
Mobile Conservation
WWF Canada
MarXiv
Indigenous
Manta Ray
Monk Seal
Seaweed
Blue Mind
Holiday Plastics
Patreon
Zinke
Whale Entanglement
Ocean Stories
Japan Whaling
Decompression Sickness
Status Quo Bias
Government Shutdown
New Year's Resolutions
Northern Right Whale Calf
Northwest Passage
Aquaman
Southern Resident Orca Population
Plastic Pollution Reduction
Bluebottle Jellyfish
IUU Fishing
Fatberg
Aquaculture
Ocean Cleanup Project
Ocean Ramsay
Governor Ron Desantis
Marine Careers
Zero Waste
Fish Markets
Plastic Packaging Free
Elephant Seal
Whale Seaside Sanctuaries
Reef Safe Sunscreen
Danni Washington
Lobster
Second Hand Clothing
Ocean Art
Participatory Science
Andrey Dolgov
Capelin
Chowder
Sea Urchins
Wildlife
WasteShark
Thrift Stores
Sea Lions
Plastic Pollution Climate Change
Deepwater Horizon
Telemetry Tags
Ethiopian Plane Crash
Greta Thunberg
Mako Shark
Plastic Straw Ban
Scientific Journals
Marine Protected Areas Climate Change
Marine Conservation Organizations
Alexandra Ocasio-Cortez
Renewable Energy
Sea Lions Herring
Conservation Statistics
Shark Protection
Walruses
Microfibres
Floodplains
Leatherback Sea Turtles
PEW
Cuttlefish
Horseshoe Crabs
Notre Dame Cathedral
Earth Day
Seal Rescue
Ocean Conservancy Trash Free Seas
Sustainable Asia
Marine Mammal Stranding
Grey Whale
Basking Sharks
NOAA
Marine Mammals In Military
Radio
Ocean Lifestyle
Tornado
Planet Tech
Collision Conference
Fast Fashion
Puffins
Nature Documentaries
Protected Species
CITES
Animal Welfare
LGBTQ
World Ocean's Day
Pride Month
Marine Debris Clean Up
Ghost Nets
Pacific Whale Foundation
Narluga
Whale Sanctuaries
Regenerative Agriculture
Loggerhead Sea Turtles
Octopus
Sargassum Belt
Fish
Orca Eating Great White Sharks
Northern Right Whale
Harmful Algal Blooms
Living Shorelines
Dr. Edie Widder
Single-Use Plastics
Sea Ice
Neil Degrasse Tyson
Fionn Ferreira
Freshwater Species
Florida
Endangered Species
Guitarfish
Wedgefish
Marine Mammal Science
Environmental Studies And Sciences
Climate Change Is Real
Donating
Loop
Codfather
Florida Keys
Cuba
Hurricane Dorian
Speak Up For Blue
TikTok
Illegal Fishing
Blob
Trump
United Nations
Nuclear Waste
Climate Strike
Environmental Lawyers
So You Want To Be A Marine Biologist
Deep Sea Mining
Great Barrier Reef
Virtual Reality
Mote Marine Laboratory
NAUI
Sawfish
Microplastics
Duke University
Spiny Lobster
Invasive Species
podcast
Fish Quotas
NFL
Fisheries And Oceans
Australia Heat
Climate Action
Top Episodes in 2019
Happy New Year
Australian WildFires
Marine Pollution
Food
Fukushima Radiation
Acoustic Noise On Coral Reefs
Secchi Disk
Government
Talking Oceans
Conch
Sea Grant
Sexual Assault
Coronavirus
Tiger King
Gulf Of Mexico
Fish To Door
Narwhal
Planet Of The Humans
Wildlife Photography
Deep-Sea Squid
Black Lives Matter
EarthX
Deep Sea
Behaviour Change
Mangrove
Illegal Trade
Colonialism
Mangoves
Shark Week 2020
Shark Science
Racism
Deep-Sea
Anthropause
Tagging
Sea Change Health
Marine Planning
Pinnipeds
Antarctic
Policy
change
Ecology
Diversity
Black In Marine Science
Sustainable Lifestyle
Top Episodes in 2020
Decade Of The Ocean
Sustainability
Blue Whales
Whale
Migration
Documentaries
Nutrients
fundraising
Blue Carbon
Sea Lion
Ocean Sounds
Water Pollution
Fisheries Policy
Shipping
Navy
Surfrider
Electric Vehicle
Climate Justice
Collaboration
non-profits
Blue Nature Alliance
Penguin
science communicator
Movies
Fisheris
Activism
EV
Coral Reefs
Entrepreneurship
Socia Enterprise
Ocean Action
Live For A Better Ocean
Blue Foods
Equality, Diversity, and Inclusion
Oceans Week
fishers
Speak Up
Restoration
Mining
Mississippi
Deep-Sea Mining
Cetaceans
Action
Innovation
Sewage Treatment
Mangroves
Paul Watson
For-Purpose Business
Greenwashing
Climate Crisis
Corals
Act for the blue
Business for the environment
Ocean Justice and Equity
Small Islands
Beaches
Sustainable Business
Local
Kelp Forests
Diversity And Inclusion
willow project
Sargassum
Marine Conservation Jobs
Orca Capitivity
Community
Human Behavior
Sand Dunes
Conservation Story
Stingray
Ocean Justice
EcoBusiness
Sea Otter
Sustainable Companies
Inclusion, Equality
Photography
Eutrophication
Ocean Conservation Commitments
Inspiration
B Corp
Marine Protected Area
The Faroe Islands
Electric Boats
Ocean Sole
Coastal Resilient
Seal
Students
Careers
Behavior Change
Water
Women in Marine Science
ocean education
Ocean Leaders

Archives

2024
July
June
May
April
March
February
January

2023
December
November
October
September
August
July
June
May
April
March
February
January

2022
December
November
October
September
August
July
June
May
April
March
February
January

2021
December
November
October
September
August
July
June
May
April
March
February
January

2020
December
November
October
September
August
July
June
May
April
March
February
January

2019
December
November
October
September
August
July
June
May
April
March
February
January

2018
December
November
October
September
August
July
June
May
April
March
February
January

2017
December
November
October
September
August
July
June
May
April
March
February
January

2016
December
November
October
September
August
July
June
May
April
March
February
January

2015
December
November
October
September
August
July
June

July 2024
S M T W T F S
     
  1 2 3 4 5 6
7 8 9 10 11 12 13
14 15 16 17 18 19 20
21 22 23 24 25 26 27
28 29 30 31

Syndication

On this episode of the How to Protect the Ocean podcast, we dive into how AI technology is being used to combat illegal fishing, ultimately reducing the risks migrants from Africa face when crossing into Europe. Discover the innovative work of Dyhia Belhabib from Algeria, who has revolutionized enforcement against illegal fishing practices. Tune in to learn more about the impact of her efforts.

Link to the article: https://www.popsci.com/technology/ai-marine-conservation/

AI technology is revolutionizing the fight against illegal fishing activities, a critical issue with far-reaching implications beyond marine conservation. As highlighted in the podcast episode, individuals like Dahia Belhabib showcase how AI can effectively combat illegal fishing. By developing sophisticated AI-powered databases like Spyglass and utilizing tools such as the GRACE AI risk assessment tool, authorities can now track vessel movements in real-time and predict the likelihood of environmental crimes at sea.

Reducing illegal fishing activities is crucial not only for protecting marine ecosystems but also for the livelihoods of artisanal fishers in African countries. These fishers rely on sustainable fishing practices to support their families, and illegal fishing depletes fish stocks, leaving them without a viable source of income. This often leads to dangerous migration of African migrants to other countries, risking their lives on overcrowded boats.

By leveraging AI technology to crack down on illegal fishing, the goal is to create a more sustainable fishing industry that allows local fishers to thrive in their communities. Preserving fish stocks through effective enforcement enables artisanal fishers to continue their traditional practices and provide for their families without needing to migrate for better opportunities. This not only safeguards marine biodiversity but also addresses the root causes of migration, ultimately reducing the risks associated with dangerous migration routes.

The use of AI technology in monitoring and tracking illegal fishing activities is a powerful tool in the global fight against this issue. By enhancing surveillance capabilities and enabling real-time data analysis, authorities can more effectively detect and apprehend rogue fishing vessels. This proactive approach not only protects marine resources but also contributes to the safety and well-being of African migrants who might otherwise undertake perilous journeys in search of a better life.

Dahiya Belhabib, a remarkable woman from Algeria, has made significant strides in combating illegal fishing by harnessing the power of artificial intelligence (AI). Belhabib's innovative approach involves creating a comprehensive database to monitor criminal activities of industrial fishing vessels. This database, known as Spyglass, is the world's largest registry of criminal history related to illegal fishing operations.

Belhabib's journey began with her doctoral research, which revealed the alarming extent of illegal fishing activities supplying Chinese and European markets. Recognizing the urgent need for action, she established the Spyglass database. This initiative has revolutionized the enforcement of illegal fishing laws by providing real-time tracking of vessel movements and identifying potential environmental crimes at sea.

Through her collaboration with co-founder Sogol Godin, Belhabib developed an AI-powered risk assessment tool named GRACE, in honor of the pioneering coder Grace Hopper. This tool predicts the likelihood of environmental crimes committed by vessels, enabling authorities to take proactive measures against illegal fishing activities. By leveraging AI technology and customized monitoring systems, Belhabib's efforts have significantly enhanced the effectiveness of policing marine crimes and criminal vessels.

Belhabib's dedication and entrepreneurial spirit have transformed marine conservation and paved the way for a more sustainable future. Her work exemplifies the impact individuals can have in safeguarding oceans and protecting ecosystems. Through her pioneering use of AI, Belhabib continues to lead the charge in combating illegal fishing and preserving marine biodiversity for future generations.

The Role of AI in Enhancing Illegal Fishing Monitoring and Enforcement

The episode highlights the groundbreaking work of Dahia Belhabib, who has leveraged AI technology to combat illegal fishing activities. By combining AI with real-time data processing, Belhabib has revolutionized the tracking and monitoring of illegal fishing vessels. This innovative approach has the potential to significantly enhance enforcement efforts and ultimately lead to the elimination of illegal fishing in the future.

Belhabib's creation of the Marine Crimes database, powered by AI algorithms like Ada and GRACE, has enabled the tracking of vessel movements in real-time. By utilizing signals from marine traffic transponders and other monitoring technologies, her team can predict the risk of environmental crimes at sea. This proactive approach allows for the identification of vessels engaged in illegal fishing activities, providing law enforcement agencies with the necessary information to intervene promptly.

Moreover, the collaboration with organizations like Global Fishing Watch and the use of satellite imagery have further strengthened monitoring capabilities. By visualizing global fishing activities and sharing data in near real-time, authorities can target suspect vessels and apprehend rogue fishing operations. This comprehensive approach, backed by advanced AI technology, has the potential to transform the landscape of illegal fishing enforcement.

The episode emphasizes the importance of AI in processing vast amounts of data efficiently and accurately. With the ability to analyze and interpret data in real-time, AI technology can facilitate quicker decision-making and response to illegal fishing incidents. By triangulating vessel positions and predicting routes, authorities can enhance their surveillance efforts and increase the likelihood of apprehending illegal fishing vessels.

Overall, the integration of AI with real-time data processing represents a significant advancement in the fight against illegal fishing. By harnessing the power of technology to track, monitor, and enforce regulations, stakeholders can work towards the ultimate goal of eliminating illegal fishing activities. Dahia Belhabib's pioneering work serves as a testament to the transformative potential of AI in marine conservation and enforcement efforts.

 

Direct download: HTPTO_E1607_AIForIllegalFisheries.mp3
Category:Fisheries -- posted at: 12:00am EDT