FishAct kicks off its work in Germany

Great news! After attending last year’s Citizen Inspector training in Hamburg, three committed people decided to start a...

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Rock legends in concert for ocean conservation

Rocks legends Ronnie Wood, Mick Taylor, Doug Wimbish and Leah Wood joined Bernard Fowler and an impressive line up of bands including The...

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The sun, food and people; How I got hooked on investigations

Sicilian sun, inspiring people and delicious food. This is all I’m thinking of while staring out of the lab window. It’s grey and rainy...

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From Italy with love – Going undercover with FishAct

My name is Libby and I’ve just spent an exhilarating 10 days in Southern Italy working as an undercover investigator for FishAct’s...

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Night patrols seek out UK shellfish poaching

FishAct has launched a series of civilian night patrols around the English coast to track shellfish poaching. Shellfish poaching is a...

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New campaign targets illegal Fish Aggregating Devices

They look small and harmless but Fish Aggregating Devices (FADs) are the hidden killers of ocean life, catching large numbers of juvenile...

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Deadly driftnet loophole exposed in Italy

Italy’s deadly driftnets are back. The illegal use of the destructive nets, thought to have ended on a larger scale thanks to recent...

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Citizen Inspectors assist in anchovy confiscations

Over the last three months FishAct’s Citizen Inspectors have assisted enforcement officials in Southern Italy with surveillance to seek...

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Illegal fishing observed in ‘sustainable’ Swedish fishery

This week a lobster fishery operating off the west coast of Sweden was granted a sustainable fishing label through the Marine Stewardship...

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FishAct confiscates illegal Fish Aggregating Devices

FishAct has initiated the removal of illegal Fish Aggregating Devices, better known as FADs, from an area in the Tyrrhenian Sea,...

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