Pacific Region Losses

According to a campaigner from Greenpeace, illegal fishing in the Pacific Ocean causes the region to lose up to $2 Billion (2 Billion Australian Dollars) every year.

Up to one-third of the fishing activities that take place in the Pacific Ocean is believed to be either illegal or unregulated.

Source:  “Interpol moves to halt illegal fishing in Pacific,” Radio Australia, February 28, 2013.