EJF, Oceana, The Pew Charitable Trusts and WWF welcome the announcement by the EU Commissioner for Maritime Affairs and Fisheries, Maria Damanaki, to lift the threat of trade sanctions for five states which had faced the risk of punitive trade measures for failing to cooperate in fighting Illegal, Unreported and Unregulated (IUU) fishing and for red-carding Sri Lanka.
Tesco has renewed their commitment to sustainable and equitable cotton production by signing a pledge not to source cotton from Uzbekistan, where forced labour is rife in the cotton harvesting.
Postcards from the Frontlines of climate change will be arriving at the UN in New York today, as this important week for climate change draws to a close.
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.
- 38 min 31 sec ago — RT @TR_Foundation: 200,000 women are trafficked to work in the cotton industry in Tamil Nadu region of #India. http://t.co/b0UpI1WtTG http…
- 1 hour 48 min ago — RT @CECHR_UoD: Living Planet Index @WWF http://t.co/irAGmE0DgZ via @MMNNActionUK #wildlife #population #decline http://t.co/6gZBYQ4Gzu
- 2 hours 15 min ago — RT @Connect4Climate: How floating gardens in Bangladesh are helping families adapt to #climate change: http://t.co/hHIzzGFlDL #agriculture