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Dryad Global Annual Report 2021

The Dryad Global Annual Report 2021 is now available.

China's maritime militia breaks rules and charts course for global dominance

China's quest to become a maritime superpower has turned its massive fishing fleet into a floating militia that actively engages in aggressive, and often illegal, practices at sea.

World’s most fertile fishing ground is facing a ‘unique and dire’ threat

China’s Pacific fishing fleet has grown by 500% since 2012 and is taking huge quantities of tuna.

Project Force: Who will win the underwater arms race?

New designs, new technologies and new weapons are shaping the submarines of the future, which are being manufactured right now, in response to global demand for more potent and flexible designs.

How effective have regional frameworks been in resolving piracy within West Africa to date?

The West African maritime security situation is at breaking point. Seafarer's lives are at risk from ever-increasing violent attacks and Nigerian pirates are operating with increased impunity...

France’s forever war in the Sahel

With violence rife across the region, France has few good options to bring back the troops.

Dryad Global: Annual Report 2021

Our annual report is available to download now.

Missing Turks found murdered in Iraq

Dozens of people have been arrested after the bodies of 13 Turks who had been missing for five years were found in a cave. All had been shot. Eight have been identified as soldiers and police..

How History Predicts COVID-19’s Impact on Maritime Piracy

By Brandon Prins, Professor of Political Science, University of Tennessee 2020 was a bad year for maritime piracy. The global number of sea-piracy incidents rose by over 20% from 2019 and West Africa..