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Ending Illegal Fishing
Illegal, unregulated, and unreported (IUU) fishing can result in global losses - both to the sustainability of fish stocks, and economically. Pirate fishers undermine legitimate fishing operations.Press enter to go to this resource, Ending Illegal Fishing
Thailand’s Seafood Slaves
This video outlines the investigations led by the EJF into human trafficking and slavery in the Thai fishing industry. Environmental degradation and plummeting stocks have led many fishing vessels to fish farther out at sea and for longer durations, often leading to human rights abuses as a result.Press enter to go to this resource, Thailand's Seafood Slaves
Improving Transparency in Fisheries
Without increased transparency in seafood supply chains, fishing practices may continue that harm both the environment (via fishing practices that cause excessive environmental degradation) and workers (through practices that lead to violations of human rights).Press enter to go to this resource, Improving Transparency in Fisheries
Stolen at Sea: the Chinese Trawlers Driving the Collapse of Ghana’s Fisheries
This video covers ‘Saiko’, a severely destructive form of illegal fishing. Foreign trawlers target the staple catch of Ghanaian canoe fishers and sell this stolen fish back to local communities.Press enter to go to this resource, Stolen at Sea: the Chinese Trawlers Driving the Collapse of Ghana's Fisheries
Out of the Shadows: Illegal Fishing and Slavery on Our Oceans
This video documents how unsustainable and illegal fishing frequently goes hand in hand with human rights abuses such as trafficking and slavery.Press enter to go to this resource, Out of the Shadows: Illegal Fishing and Slavery on Our Oceans
Bumble Bee Seafoods Product Traceability Process and Consumer Facing Website
This presentation traces Bumble Bee's traceability journal, and how they came to create a consumer-facing website after recognizing the increasing consumer demand for transparency and product information. This presentation walks you through the components of the consumer-facing website.Press enter to go to this resource, Bumble Bee Seafoods Product Traceability Process and Consumer Facing Website
Global Implications of Illegal, Unreported, and Unregulated (IUU) Fishing
IUU fishing poses a threat to fishing activies and livelihoods, can jeopardize food security, benefits transnational crime, distorts markets, contributes to human trafficking, and undermines efforts to implement sustainable fisheries policies. This report addresses the current state of IUU fishing across the globe, and current efforts to counter IUU fishing.Press enter to go to this resource, Global Implications of Illegal, Unreported, and Unregulated (IUU) Fishing
U.S. Identification of IUU Fishing Activities
The Moratorium Protection Act requires NOAA Fisheries to produce a biennial report to Congress that lists nations the United States has identified for illegal, unreported, and unregulated, or IUU, fishing and/or bycatch of protected species and shark catches on the high seas for nations that do not have regulatory measures comparable to the United States.Press enter to go to this resource, U.S. Identification of IUU Fishing Activities
Current Registries Listed as Flags of Convenience
This list outlines the countries that have been declared Flags of Convenience (or FOCs) by the ITF's Fair Practices Committee (a joint committee of ITF seafarers' and dockers' unions).Press enter to go to this resource, Current Registries Listed as Flags of Convenience