This community feature describes the transition process of the National Fishers Cooperative (NFC) in Belize, as they undergo the transition to electronic catch documentation to improve traceability throughout their cooperative.
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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.
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.
This video documents how unsustainable and illegal fishing frequently goes hand in hand with human rights abuses such as trafficking and slavery.
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.
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.
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.
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).
This list contains all ships that are currently banned from the Paris MoU region.