Sea turtles have been on Earth for over 100 million years, but they are now severely threatened.
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.
IUU fishing depletes fish stocks, destroys marine ecosystems, puts legitimate fishers at an unfair disadvantage and jeopardises the livelihoods of some of the world’s poorest people. This film looks at ways in which it can be tackled and urges consumers and decision makers to take action to end pirate fishing.
Thailand's seafood exports are the third most valuable in the world, supplying markets in the US, Europe and Asia but far from the attention of consumers vulnerable migrants in search of a better future are being trafficked, exploited, abused and even murdered aboard Thai fishing vessels.
EJF is campaigning for the international community to develop a Global Record of fishing vessels to facilitate greater transparency and traceability in the seafood sector enabling better monitoring of fishing activities including the labour conditions of the world's fishing fleets.
Featuring testimonies recorded during investigations in 2012, the film documents examples of hazardous working conditions, the use of child labour, bonded labour, withholding of pay, excessively low wages, health and safety violations, restricted union activities, verbal abuse and excessive hours.
EJF is advocating for the Bangladeshi Government, the international community and retailers to work together to stop these abuses.
Human trafficking in Taiwan's fisheries sector: This briefing details the structural shortcomings in Taiwan's management of its deep water fishing fleet that allow human trafficking and human rights abuses to persist.
Highlights: The Impact of the IUU Regulation on Seafood Trade Flows: Identification of intra-EU shifts in import trends related to the catch certification scheme and third country carding process
The Impact of the IUU Regulation on Seafood Trade Flows: Identification of intra-EU shifts in import trends related to the catch certification scheme and third country carding process
An Advisory Note for the UK Supply Chain on How to Avoid Illegal, Unreported and Unregulated (IUU) Fishery Products (engl. Version): Ratgeber von EJF für Einzelhändler aus Großbritannien über die Risiken der illegalen Fischerei.
Guide a l'usage des professionnels pour lutter contre la peche illegale: Advisory Note for French industry, retailers and brands of the risks associated with illegal fishing.
Improving performance in the fight against illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing: The EU IUU Regulation carding process: A review of European Commission carding decisions.