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A human rights lens on the impacts of industrial illegal fishing and overfishing on the socio-economic rights of small-scale fishing communities in Ghana: The basic human rights of Ghana’s fishing communities, including the right to adequate food, adequate standard of living and just working conditions, are under threat.

Summary: A human rights lens on the impacts of industrial illegal fishing and overfishing on the socio-economic rights of small-scale fishing communities in Ghana: This is a summary of EJF's report "A human rights lens on the impacts of industrial illegal fishing and overfishing on the socio-economic rights of small-scale fishing communities in Ghana", showing that the basic human rights of Ghana’s fishing communities, including the right to adequate food, adequate standard of living and just working conditions, are under threat.

What is environmental justice?: EJF's view of environmental justice, and why it has never been more important.

Net Free Seas Handbook 2021 - For Fishers: This handbook provides important information for communities wanting to join the Net Free Seas program in Thailand.

Our blue beating heart: Blue carbon solutions in the fight against the climate crisis: More than half of biological carbon is captured by marine life, yet this ‘blue carbon’ is currently neglected in climate policy.

Powerless bystanders: Ghana’s fisheries observers struggle to curb crimes and ensure their own safety at sea: This briefing reveals that Ghanaian fisheries observers are bribed and threatened at sea, conditions that have enabled rampant illegal fishing in Ghana’s waters.

Joint Statement - 52 organisations worldwide urge EU Member States to combat illegal and unsustainable fishing practices: “Require cameras also on vessels below 24 metres”: This statement from NGOs, retailers and academics urges EU states to vote for mandating cameras on all vessels to prevent illegal fishing.

Joint letter: Proposed Thailand law threatens civil society organizations combatting trafficking: A new law proposed in Thailand includes clear violations of the right to freedom of association. We urge the US State Department to advocate for the Thai government to withdraw the bill.

Far Dwuma Nkɔdo Project update: July to December 2020: This newsletter for July to December 2020 provides an update on activities implemented during the final six months of the Far Dwuma Nkɔdo project.

At what cost? How Ghana is losing out in fishing arrangements with China’s distant water fleet: summary: This is a summary of EJF's "At what cost?" report, detailing Ghana's loss of revenue due to the use of opaque corporate structures by China's distant water fishing fleet.

At what cost? How Ghana is losing out in fishing arrangements with China’s distant water fleet: A lack of transparency allowing Chinese fishing trawlers to hide their ownership means Ghana is missing out on between 14.4-23.7 million US dollars every year in licence fees and fines.

Open letter to world leaders: Put marine ecosystems at the heart of climate policy: We call on national governments to recognise the critical importance of our ocean and blue carbon in the fight against the climate emergency.