Today, EJF provided a briefing to leading UK retailers of Thai seafood and members of the Ethical Trading Initiative (ETI) to highlight the ongoing prevalence of slavery in the Thai fishing industry, update them on Government progress to address this problem and suggest required measures to improve these efforts.
The Bee Coalition of major UK environmental NGOs welcomes the long-awaited publication of the National Pollinator Strategy (NPS), an important step towards reversing the decline of pollinators in the UK, but stronger action is needed to protect pollinators from pesticides following mounting evidence of the threats they pose.
Yesterday’s Brussels Briefing saw IUU experts and policymakers from the EU and African, Caribbean and Pacific countries, including EJF’s Oceans West Africa Project Coordinator, come together to discuss how best to tackle IUU, or ‘pirate’ fishing.
Take a picture of the home you would hate to be forced from, or how extreme weather has affected you, and send it as a free postcard in support of climate refugees.
EJF's investigation reveals the continuing brutal trade in modern-day slaves and Thai Government's failure to adequately address the issue.
- 1 day 10 hours ago — RT @ethicaltrade: Our briefing on child labour in supply chain: http://t.co/XIj49XBsZ7 #EndChildSlaveryWeek
- 1 day 11 hours ago — RT @steventrent: We've given a briefing to @ethicaltrade on the ongoing prevalence of modern-slavery in Thai fisheries http://t.co/VVaxSeki…
- 1 day 12 hours ago — Our briefing to Ethical Trading Initiative on slavery in the Thai fishing industry: http://t.co/KllN5WewAP #SeafoodNotSlavefood