WWF Uses a Blockchain to Eradicate Illegal Fishing and Slavery in the Tuna Industry


The World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) has started using blockchain technology to stamp out illegal fishing in the tuna industry, making it the first of its kind.

According to an announcement from the organisation the transparency of the distributed ledger will prevent consumers from purchasing tuna from illegal, unreported, and unregulated fishing in the Pacific Islands. Additionally, it will help to eradicate human rights abuses.

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