Watch our new animation and learn all about the Citizen Inspector Network, which trains citizens to realise independent monitoring of fishing operations in European seas by carrying out inspections in fishing ports, markets and coastal areas. Collected evidence is then used to aid policy work of other organisations and to initiate prosecution.

Interested? Please visit theblackfish.org/cin for more information.



  • Illegal fishing observed in 'sustainable' Swedish fishery

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    This week a lobster fishery operating off the west coast of Sweden was granted a sustainable fishing label, while only four months ago Citizen Inspectors of The Black Fish observed illegal fishing activities in the exact same fishery. Read more...

  • New research queries illegal fishing as organised crime

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    New research carried out by The Black Fish in partnership with the Global Initiative Against Transnational Organized Crime is exposing the links between illegal fishing and organised crime. Read more...






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Apply for our exciting new Citizen Inspector training and join a growing team of international campaigners. Read More...

 
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Get involved in The Black Fish community by contributing your time and skills to our mission for the oceans. Read More...

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Learn more about our unique approach in tackling illegal fishing through citizen-led enforcement. Read More...




 
 
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