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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.

Carta abierta a líderes mundiales: Solicitud para colocar a los ecosistemas marinos en el corazón de la política climática

給世界領袖的一封公開信: 請將海洋生態系視為氣候政策的核心

Nesting Turtle Monitoring: Field Guidelines For EJF Staff and Patrol Teams: This field guide provides directions for EJF staff and patrol teams on how to identify and monitor nesting sea turtles.

Traditional tenure rights in the clam fishery of the Volta estuary: This report examines traditional management and tenure arrangements in the clam fishery of the Volta river estuary and provides recommendations for ensuring the sustainability of the clam fishery, which is critical for local livelihoods and food security.