This film shows how IUU fishing and the illegal practice called saiko are devastating Ghana's fisheries
Sharks have been on the planet for over 400 million years, long before the first dinosaur emerged on Earth. They have witnessed centuries of the world’s history, but human activity may bring all of this to an end - an entire ancient species facing an early extinction. Around 100 million sharks are killed by humans every single year - the equivalent to approximately 11,415 deaths per hour. EJF is working to protect critical shark species across West Africa and globally.
You can support EJF's work protecting endangered sharks by donating to our Shark Appeal: https://www.justgiving.com/cam...
EJF's Oceans Ambassadors Max Rogers and Kimberly Wyatt model EJF's latest t-shirt collection for World Oceans Day 2017
Sea turtles have been on Earth for over 100 million years, but they are now severely threatened.
In the UK along, pollinators contribute £690 million worth of crops to the economy. But our bee populations are under threat. EJF examines the challenges facing bee populations and what can be done to tackle this growing threat.
Fish in disguise: Seafood fraud in Korea (Korean version): 가짜 생선 : 수산물 둔갑, 실태와 해결책 A year-long DNA test by EJF found that one out of three seafood samples in South Korea were wrongly labelled. This report provides a breakdown of the species most commonly mislabelled, illustrates the costs to people and the marine environment, and makes urgent recommendations for improving transparency in the Korean seafood system.
Fish in disguise: Seafood fraud in Korea: A year-long DNA test by EJF found that one out of three seafood samples in South Korea were wrongly labelled. This report provides a breakdown of the species most commonly mislabelled, illustrates the costs to people and the marine environment, and makes urgent recommendations for improving transparency in the Korean seafood system.
Climate action to secure human rights worldwide: A position paper for the German political landscape: Germany is in a unique position to become a global leader on climate. On joining the UN Security Council this year, and assuming presidency of the EU in 2020, the country must propel climate change mitigation and facilitate an international agreement to protect the rights of climate refugees. EJF's briefing explains why Germany must rise to the challenge.
Working Conditions on Fishing Vessels in West Africa: A case study of abandoned crew in Las Palmas: Isabel's 12 crew from several West African countries were stranded in the Spanish port of Las Palmas where the vessel was detained by Spanish authorities for a number of safety and administrative infractions. The crew were forced to live on board the boat for five months with inadequate food and accommodation.
Rights at risk: Arctic climate change and the threat to Sami culture: The Arctic is warming twice as fast as the rest of the world. This is putting its unique ecosystem at risk, and with it the existence of Europe’s only recognised indigenous people, the Sami, who have lived in the Arctic for millennia. The Sami have a clear message for decision makers, from the front lines of climate change: now is the time to act.
Out of the shadows: Korean Version: This report lays out the ‘ten principles for global transparency in the fishing industry’. These simple, low-cost measures – which include publishing license lists and giving vessels unique numbers – are well within the reach of any country and can play a pivotal role in the battle against illegal fishing and human rights abuse in the sector.