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An eye on the sea

Satellites play a crucial role in understanding what is happening at sea.
An eye on the sea

They are fundamental for maritime governance and detecting illegal activities, such as irregular migration, piracy, oil pollution, and illegal fishing. Satellites provide data that need to be put in context to make sense. By combining satellite data with other available data, it is possible to produce a global picture.

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