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Contributors

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Allfish is a public-private partnership created by the seafood industry, the World Bank, FAO and the Global Environment Facility to help in the establishment of economically and environmentally sustainable fisheries and aquaculture operations.
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DigitalGlobe is a leading global provider of commercial high-resolution earth imagery products and services. Sourced from their advanced satellite constellation, DigitalGlobe’s imagery solutions support a wide variety of uses within defense and intelligence, civil agencies, mapping and analysis, environmental monitoring, oil and gas exploration, infrastructure management, Internet portals and navigation technology.  DigitalGlobe’s Marine Services group provides fish-finding and oceanic data services and products tailored to the unique needs of commercial and government maritime organizations.

Marine Instruments was incorporated in 2003 in Nigrán (Spain) and focuses on developing new technologies and manufacturing specific products and electronic systems, with a strong emphasis on communications and tracking systems for the marine environment and fishing sector. Since it began, Marine Instruments has experienced consistent, rapid expansion into maritime fishing, making it one of the first manufacturers of satellite-buoys for the worldwide tuna industry. This position was achieved thanks to technological rigor, constant innovation and strict quality controls.
Simplot Australia was founded in 1995 and is a wholly owned subsidiary of the J R Simplot Company, a privately held food and agribusiness corporation based in Boise, Idaho. Today, Simplot is the largest supplier of shelf stable seafood products to the Australian grocery trade. In June 2011, Simplot helped to fund a series of bycatch mitigation workshops facilitated by ISSF in the Pacific Islands region. To learn more read ‘Best-In-Class’ Bycatch Mitigation Practices Brought To Pacific Islands.
The Walton Family Foundation’s environmental giving focuses on achieving lasting conservation in some of the world’s most important ocean and river systems. Desired outcomes are intended to benefit both people and wildlife by aligning economic and conservation interests.
The Western Pacific Regional Fishery Management Council was established by the United States Congress in 1976 to manage fisheries in EEZ waters surrounding Hawaii, American Samoa, Guam and CNMI. Recommendations by the Council are transmitted to the Secretary of Commerce for final approval. The Council provides local people with a voice in the decisions that are made regarding fishery management; prevents overfishing; protects the ocean’s ecosystem; supports the fishing industry and the livelihood and culture of fishermen; and provides consultation and recommendations as required by law.