The climate manifesto brings to bear EJF’s long experience of working with people on the frontlines of the climate crisis and combines it with existing scientific research to create a clear roadmap of measures that can be taken to achieve zero-carbon by 2035.5th May, 2021
Manifesto to Combat Global Heating
The climate manifesto brings to bear EJF’s long experience of working with people on the frontlines of the climate crisis and combines it with existing scientific research to create a clear roadmap of measures that can be taken to achieve zero-carbon by 2035.
EU supply chains are directly driving the destruction of the Pantanal, one of the world's largest wetlands. Expanding anti-deforestation legislation could protect it.16th November, 2023
Burning paradise: how the EU is fuelling the Pantanal's demise
EU supply chains are directly driving the destruction of the Pantanal, one of the world's largest wetlands. Expanding anti-deforestation legislation could protect it.
Comment le chalutage de fond précipite l'effondrement de la pêche artisanale au Sénégal31st October, 2023
Comment le chalutage de fond précipite l'effondrement de la pêche artisanale au Sénégal
Les pratiques de pêche destructrices de l'environnement et non durables pratiquées par la flotte chalutière aggravent la crise du secteur de la pêche artisanale au Sénégal.
At the tipping point: how bottom trawling is precipitating the collapse of Senegal’s artisanal fisheries31st October, 2023
At the tipping point: how bottom trawling is precipitating the collapse of Senegal’s artisanal fisheries
Artisanal fishing communities are the beating heart of Senegal’s fisheries sector. Yet they are under threat from severe declines in fish populations, driven in part by overfishing by the bottom trawl industry.
The risk of sleepwalking into deep-sea disaster is at hand, say government officials13th July, 2023
The risk of sleepwalking into deep-sea disaster is at hand, say government officials
More and more states are coming forward and calling for a stop to the rush towards deep-sea mining, including France and Germany. Sebastian Unger, Germany’s Federal Government Commissioner for the Ocean, and Olivier Poivre d’Arvor, the French Ambassador for the Poles and Maritime Issues, tell us why deep-sea mining poses a grave threat to this pristine marine ecosystem.
A manifesto for our ocean
Our ocean is the blue beating heart of our planet, but we are putting this irreplaceable ecosystem under extreme pressure. In this film, we lay out a roadmap for the protection of the ocean, providing clear policy recommendations to save our seas and safeguard our future.
Illegal bottom trawling in the Mediterranean: A threat to marine life and livelihoods in Tunisia28th March, 2023
Illegal bottom trawling in the Mediterranean: A threat to marine life and livelihoods in Tunisia
Kiss trawling - a form of illegal bottom trawling - is devastating the marine ecosystems in the Gulf of Gabès in Tunisia and the livelihoods of local fishers who depend on them. This film explains why it must be ended, swiftly and fairly.
Together we are strong: Liberia's fishmongers building fairer fisheries
“Together we are strong” follows the election runs of three women in Liberia as they campaign for leadership positions in the Buchanan CMA. Shoulder to shoulder with their fellow VSLA members, these women are speaking up, determined to have a say in how the resources that underpin their livelihoods are managed.
Towards the abyss: How the rush to deep-sea mining threatens people and our planet
The deep sea remains a pristine ecosystem, largely untouched by human activity. But deep-sea mining, which could be allowed to start as early as July 2023 threatens to significantly disturb the delicate environment of the deep sea, with devastating consequences for life on earth.
Webinar: "Deep-sea mining: A new industry threatens our ocean"
A new industry is threatening our ocean: Deep-sea mining risks destroying fragile marine ecosystems, precious habitats and undiscovered species, with potentially devastating consequences for our planet’s health, local and indigenous communities, and future generations.
Hidden by murky governance and conflicts of interest, we cannot let companies strip mine the seabed against the opposition of people, scientists, governments and many of the companies they claim they would be providing for. We urgently need to stop deep-sea mining before it has even started.
Recording of the 147th episode of Europe Calling in cooperation with the Environmental Justice Foundation (EJF) with:
- Steffi Lemke, German Federal Minister for the Environment, Nature Conservation, Nuclear Safety and Consumer Protection
- Steven Trent, Executive Director and Founder of the Environmental Justice Foundation
- Dr Lisa Levin, Scripps Institution of Oceanography, San Diego, USA, one of the world's leading experts on the deep seafloor
- Claudia Becker, Senior Expert Sustainable Supply Chain Management at the car manufacturer BMW
- Franziska Brantner, Parliamentary State Secretary at the German Federal Ministry of Economics and Climate Protection