Beyond Borders - the threat of climate change
The climate crisis represents the greatest threat to global peace and security, development and the preservation of human rights in the 21st century.
Out of the Shadows: Illegal Fishing and Slavery on our Oceans
Illegal fishing and human rights violations at sea often remain undiscovered.
Slaughter at Sea
EJF has uncovered a number of cruel and illegal practices on board fishing vessels associated with Taiwan.
Sharks and Rays in Liberia: the Need for a National Plan of Action
The plan will be implemented with the help of EJF over the next three years, and will not only protect marine wildlife, but safeguard the food security and livelihoods of tens of thousands of Liberians.
Nowhere to call home
Improving Transparency in Fisheries
EJF has developed the ‘ten principles for global transparency in the fishing industry’. These simple, low-cost measures – which include publishing license lists and giving vessels unique numbers – are well within the reach of any country and can play a pivotal role in the battle against illegal fishing and human rights abuse in the sector.
Ghana: A Fishing Nation in Crisis
This film shows how IUU fishing and the illegal practice called saiko are devastating Ghana's fisheries.
Slipping Through the Net
The Environmental Justice Foundation (EJF) has documented gross human rights violations and serious illegal fishing offences aboard the Taiwanese Fuh Sheng 11. Crew members told EJF of beatings from the captain, 22-hour working days and serious injuries to crew working in dangerous conditions. They also reported that the vessel had illegally finned sharks, including endangered hammerheads.