Report: The importance of protecting fisheries observers

Fisheries observer

Source: Fernando Anido 2023

The protection of fisheries observers is a critical requirement for assuring sustainable fisheries, but sadly not all observers are adequately protected by their employers.

That’s according to Human Rights at Sea (HRAS) and the Association of Professional Observers (APO), which have issued a report focusing on raising public, regional and international awareness around fisheries observer’s safety, security and wellbeing, while working at sea.

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