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Rights at risk: Arctic climate change and the threat to Sami culture

Published: 06 Feb 2019

Rights at risk: Arctic climate change and the threat to Sami culture: The Arctic is warming twice as fast as the rest of the world. This is putting its unique ecosystem at risk, and with it the existence of Europe’s only recognised indigenous people, the Sami, who have lived in the Arctic for millennia. The Sami have a clear message for decision makers, from the front lines of climate change: now is the time to act.

Out of the shadows: Improving transparency in global fisheries to stop illegal, unreported and unregulated fishing - Korean Version

Published: 13 Dec 2018

Out of the shadows: Improving transparency in global fisheries to stop illegal, unreported and unregulated fishing - Korean Version: This report lays out the ‘ten principles for global transparency in the fishing industry’. These simple, low-cost measures – which include publishing license lists and giving vessels unique numbers – are well within the reach of any country and can play a pivotal role in the battle against illegal fishing and human rights abuse in the sector.

Securing equitable and sustainable fisheries: The case for greater transparency in the management and governance of Ghana’s fisheries sector

Published: 16 Jan 2019

Securing equitable and sustainable fisheries: The case for greater transparency in the management and governance of Ghana’s fisheries sector: Transparency must be improved to eradicate illegal fishing and prevent the collapse of Ghana’s fishing industry, says this new report from the Far Dwuma Nkɔdo project, which lays out key measures that can be implemented immediately by the government.

Illegal fishing and human rights abuses in the Taiwanese fishing fleet

Published: 15 Feb 2019

Illegal fishing and human rights abuses in the Taiwanese fishing fleet: This briefing details the EJF investigation which uncovered shockingly cruel and illegal practices on Taiwan-linked fishing vessels, including harpooning dolphins, finning and discarding tens of thousands of sharks, and catching vulnerable species of sea turtles and hammerheads. Nor were the vessels free of the human rights abuses previous EJF investigations have revealed in the fleet.

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