The fundamental human rights of Ghanaian fishing communities, such as the right to adequate food and decent work, are being threatened by the government’s failure to tackle overfishing and illegal fishing by industrial trawlers.
Powerless bystanders: Ghana's fishery observers struggle to curb crimes at sea
Ghanaian fisheries observers are bribed, threatened and abused at sea, EJF investigations have revealed.
Dangerous waters: the hidden abuse of migrant workers abroad Korean fishing vessels
EJF has uncovered a shocking prevalence of human rights abuses within South Korea’s distant water fishing fleet. ‘Dangerous Waters’ hears from the migrant fishers suffering maltreatment and abuse aboard these vessels.
Blue carbon | Seagrasses
Seagrasses are home to fantastic wildlife, from seahorses to manatees, and they also capture and store huge amounts of carbon. Add you name to protect them: act.ejfoundation.org/bluecarbon
Blue Carbon | Whales
Blue carbon | Explainer
We call on governments around the world to recognise crucial role our ocean has in the fight against the climate crisis. Add your name: act.ejfoundation.org/bluecarbon
The clam fishery of the lower Volta River: A case study of fisheries co-management22nd December, 2020
The clam fishery of the lower Volta River: A case study of fisheries co-management
Clams are a vital source of protein and employment on the lower Volta in Ghana. Fisheries co-management helps manage this resource sustainably.
10 Years of The EU IUU Regulation
The EU’s IUU Regulation is designed to stop illegal seafood from being imported into Europe. It has delivered real success.