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.
The March of the Beekeepers saw EJF, PAN UK and passionate beekeepers come together to demonstrate on Parliament Square, ahead of a European Parliament vote which enforced a two year ban on the Neonicotinoid pesticides thought to be dangerous to bees.
Bees and other pollinators are a vital part of our food supply yet are in decline. EJF is working to reduce the use of pesticides and encourage the protection of the wild habitat they depend upon.
Thailand leads by example on transparency in the fishing industry: Thailand has become one of the first countries in Southeast Asia to publish a full list of all its registered and licensed fishing vessels, alongside a watchlist containing vessels prohibited from fishing.
EJF Positionspapier zum Nationalen Aktionsplan Wirtschaft und Menschenrechte in Deutschland: Das Positionspapier unterstützt Deutschlands Bemühungen zur Umsetzung des ‚Nationalen Aktionsplan Wirtschaft und Menschenrechte‘, betont in diesem Zuge aber die Notwendigkeit zur Berücksichtigung von Menschenrechtsverletzungen in der globalen Fischereiindustrie.
EJF Position on the National Action Plan Business and Human Rights in Germany : This position paper backs Germany's ‘National Action Plan Business and Human Rights’ but highlights the need for a focus on abuses in the seafood industry.
Joint Civil Society Statement concerning Ratification of the Work in Fishing Convention, 2007 (No. 188): This statement was issued by 30 NGOs urging the Thai government to stand strong in eliminating human rights abuses in its fisheries.