Eyes on the High Seas

Eyes on the High Seas

©Blake Patterson OCEANS Eyes on the High Seas Illegal fishing is getting harder, thanks to public surveillance from space By W. Wayt Gibbs When the nonprofit groups Oceana and SkyTruth unveiled Global Fishing Watch (GFW) in 2014, their idea was to turn the power of...
Spies Like Us

Spies Like Us

FEATURE Spies Like Us Armed with low-cost surveillance technologies, nonprofits aided by “citizen spies” are tracking fracking in Pennsylvania, flaring in North Dakota, and rogue fishing around Easter Island By W. Wayt Gibbs It’s a pitch-dark evening in November, and...