BRUSSELS—The Environmental Justice Foundation (EJF), Oceana, The Pew Charitable Trusts, and WWF commended the European Commission for issuing an official warning—known as a “yellow card”—to the Comoros and Taiwan for failing to take sufficient action to combat illegal fishing.
The Environmental Justice Foundation (EJF), Oceana and WWF are working together to secure the harmonised and effective implementation of the EU Regulation to end illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing.
To celebrate World Oceans Day on 8th June, EJF's Save the Sea Restaurant Campaign is back for a fourth year to encourage ethical and sustainable sourcing of seafood products by restaurants - and this time, the campaign will run all summer, from June to August, with restaurants participating at different times throughout the summer.
The Environmental Justice Foundation (EJF) today praised Oman for closing its ports to vessels suspected of engaging in Illegal, Unreported and Unregulated (IUU) fishing in Somalia. The step follows Oman’s ratification of the Port State Measures Agreement, an international measure designed to stop IUU fish reaching markets.
The European Commission today issued a warning or ‘yellow card’ to Thailand, the third largest seafood exporter in the world, for failure to combat Illegal, Unreported, Unregulated (IUU) or ‘pirate’ fishing which damages marine environments and threatens human rights.
The European Commission today lifted the threat of trade sanctions against South Korea, removing their previous ‘yellow card’ warning to improve efforts in combating Illegal, Unreported, Unregulated (IUU) or ‘pirate’ fishing.
Today, the Environmental Justice Foundation (EJF), Oceana, The Pew Charitable Trusts, and WWF welcomed the European Commission’s warning, or ‘yellow-carding’, of Thailand for not fighting illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing.
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