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2 Dec
2020

Source: The Guardian Governments to reduce pollution in oceans and end subsidies that contribute to overfishing Governments responsible for 40% of the world’s coastlines have pledged to end overfishing, restore dwindling fish populations and stop the flow of plastic pollution into the seas in the next 10 years. Read more

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30 Oct
2020

Illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing endangers fish populations, damages marine habitats, contributes to unfair competition between fishers and can threaten the food security of coastal communities. IUU fishing is therefore a major cause of social, economic and environmental damage, and contributes to losses of billions of euros, according to estimates. While the EU has […]

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28 Oct
2020

Source: EJF Ghanaian workers have reported shocking human rights abuses aboard Chinese-owned trawl vessels, from beatings to a lack of drinkable water or basic medicines and punishing working hours. This abuse of the crew goes hand-in-hand with threats, the bribery of fisheries observers and large-scale illegal fishing. The testimonies, documented in a new report from EJF, are […]

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20 Oct
2020

Source: Modern Ghana The European Union (EU) has called on Government of Ghana to do everything in its power to end the illegal trade of Saiko before the practice destroy the entire sector. Read more

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