As Britain moves to leave the European Union, the question of who will control shared fishing waters still has to be negotiated. The project takes a look at the current situation of fishing and trade between the UK and it’s neighbours.
What makes this project innovative?
The project looks in depth to an alternative angle to Brexit.
What was the impact of your project? How did you measure it?
The project was circulated widely on social media.
Source and methodology
Detailed data on UK fish trade and landings into ports came from Marine Management Organisation’s annual reports, working with the group to track down relevant data and analysing nearly 80,000 rows of fish landing data in excel and in Reuters Graphics internal saneky charting tool to uncover trends of British fisherman landing more abroad then foreign vessels landing in the UK. The project also Flanders Marine Institute’s EEZ boundaries to tell Reuters reporting of how Brexit could effect maritime boundaries.
Michael Ovaska, Jessica Wang and Gustavo Cabrera