Shocking human rights abuses in Taiwan's fishing industry revealed.
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.
BEYOND BORDERS deckt die Zusammenhänge zwischen dem Klimawandel, seinen Folgen und der Migration auf
In EJFs Kurzfilm BEYOND BORDERS äußern sich Klima- und Sicherheitsexperten über die Folgen der durch den Klimawandel ausgelösten Migration. In ihren Aussagen zeigt sich die Sorge, dass wir den Klimawandel sehr ernst nehmen und bereits heute aktiv werden müssen. Aufgrund der potenziell hohen Zahl an Klimaflüchtlingen, hat sich EJF das Ziel gesetzt, ihren rechtlichen Schutz sicherzustellen, der heute noch nicht existiert.
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Beyond Borders, security and military officials, including Brigadier General Stephen A. Cheney, United States Military Corps (RET), Rear Admiral David W. Titley, United States Navy (RET) and the UK Government’s former Climate and Energy Security Envoy Sir David King examine the role of climate change as a catalyst for mass migration and conflicts into the future.
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.
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.