EJF's Sharks Campaign
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 World Oceans Day photoshoot
EJF's Oceans Ambassadors Max Rogers and Kimberly Wyatt model EJF's latest t-shirt collection for World Oceans Day 2017
Save the turtles - EJF in the field
Sea turtles have been on Earth for over 100 million years, but they are now severely threatened.
Ensuring social equity and sustainability in Ghana's fisheries
EJF is proud to have the support of the EU delegation in Accra, Ghana, which is now aiding a three-year project to secure sustainable fisheries in the country.
Ending Illegal Fishing
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.
Slavery at Sea
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.
The Hidden Cost
This film exposes the reliance of Thailand’s shrimp industry on migrant workers, many of whom are trafficked before enduring abusive conditions in shrimp processing factories.
EJF is advocating for the Thai Government, the international community and retailers to work together to stop these abuses.
The voiceover is provided by award-winning journalist and broadcaster Jonathan Rugman and was recorded at Crying Out Loud.