Year: 2020

26 Nov
2020

Virtual panel debate: EU and international stakeholders taking stock of the successes of the EU IUU Regulation and exploring future actions Join us for a stimulating discussion to mark the 10th anniversary of the pioneering EU Regulation to prevent, deter and eliminate illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing. Through this unique ocean governance framework, the […]

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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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5 Oct
2020

Source: Forbes In August, the world turned its attention towards the tiny Galápagos archipelago when nearly 300 Chinese-flagged vessels were found fishing near the Ecuadorian EEZ that encompasses the biologically-significant islands, raising concerns about illegal and unregulated fishing. A new report by environmental non-profit Oceana claims that the vessels, now moving south through Peru, may be purposefully […]

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