Satellite nets illegal fishing ships

Charles, Dan
August 1991
New Scientist;8/24/91, Vol. 131 Issue 1783, p13
Reports on the United States' accusation against Taiwan and South Korea of casting huge drift nets across protected areas of the Pacific. Satellite tracking system showing boats fishing in forbidden territory; Terms of the U.S. agreements with Japan, Korea and Taiwan meant to protect salmon that spawn in U.S. coastal waters and swim in the northern Pacific; Korean and Taiwanese governments' appeal to the U.S. not to impose sanctions; Impact of drift-net fishing on dolphins and fish.


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