Beatings at gunpoint, slavery, dangerous working conditions and squalid living conditions. These are just a few of the findings from this investigative film by the Environmental Justice Foundation (EJF) telling the harrowing stories of migrant fishermen working aboard Taiwanese-owned fishing vessels. The film shows that although some new rules have been introduced in Taipei, out at sea human rights abuses and illegal fishing practices continue.
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.
EJF has teamed up with chefs and restaurateurs around the world to celebrate World Oceans Day and raise vital funds to support our ongoing work to protect the fish stocks that provide food and income for some of the worlds poorest and most vulnerable people.
The problem with 'saiko', an ecological and human catastrophe: This briefing looks at the problem of 'saiko', an illegal and destructive form of industrial fishing which is threatening Ghana's fisheries
On the frontlines. Climate change in Bangladesh: This report looks at the impacts of climate change on Bangladesh, and how it is forcing millions of people to flee their homes.
Principles of good governance for securing equitable and sustainable fisheries : This briefing provides an overview of global guidelines on tenure rights and how they can address key challenges facing Ghana’s fisheries sector, for the benefit of a more equitable and sustainable fishing industry.
EJF view on the Global Compact on Migration: Although the new international agreement on migration is a step forward, it cannot replace the legally binding agreement to protect climate refugees EJF is calling for.