Sea Shepherd’s Commitment to End
Illegal, Unreported, and Unregulated Fishing
Since 2016, Sea Shepherd has been working with national authorities and regional partners to combat illegal, unreported, and unregulated — aka “IUU” — fishing, and fisheries crime, in African waters. Successful campaigns have already been conducted in partnership with authorities in Gabon, São Tomé & Princípe, Liberia, Benin, and Tanzania. Read more below to learn why illegal fishing has become one of the biggest threats to the health of our oceans, or click the link here to learn more about each of the direct-action campaigns taking place in African coastal waters.