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Why does Somali piracy appear to be making a comeback? Our Fellow Ian Urbina weighs in

By Safina Center Fellow Ian Urbina Somali piracy seems to be staging a comeback. After a five year hiatus, there has been at least six piracy incidents there in the past several months. Having just returned from reporting… Read More
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The Grekos: A success story in the crackdown on illegal fishing

By Safina Center Fellow Ian Urbina In the world of policing illegal fishing, success stories are hard to come by. The recent arrest of The Greko 1 and Greko 2 was one such rare case. I went to… Read More
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Many U.S. efforts to improve seafood traceability fall short of goals, according to new report

By Ian Urbina, Safina Center Fellow In March 2015, the Obama administration announced plans to change how seafood arrives to U.S. shores. The stated goal of the administration’s plan was to counter illegal fishing and associated crimes such… Read More
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