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Cotton - Environmental Disaster & Lethal Pesticides
 
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Cotton production in Uzbekistan has caused possibly the greatest environmental disaster of modern times and is poisoning the people of this totalitarian central asian state.
White Gold - The True Cost Of Cotton
 
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Fashion Victims? Up to one third of Uzbekistan's workforce is made to labour on cotton farms; denied ownership of the land they work, and forced to labour without reasonable wages they are unable to opt out of cotton cultivation -- those who try are subject to violence, imprisonment and intimidation. Tens of thousands of children are forced to pick the cotton harvest each year. Crucially, the suffering caused by this industry comes at the hands of the government. It is the Uzbek state, not the country's mafia that instigates the abuses connected to the production and sale of cotton turning its people in to a slave nation. For more information please visit www.ejfoundation.org The Environmental Justice Foundation is leading an international campaign to end human rights and environmental abuses in cotton production, and to promote organic and fairly traded cotton. In Uzbekistan, tens of thousands of children, some as young as seven, are taken out of school and forced to work in the cotton fields for little or no money during the harvest. The period can last up to three months, during which older children live in dormitories or classrooms under harsh conditions. The combined effect of exhausting work, a poor diet, lack of clean water and exposure to toxic pesticides has a dramatic impact on health. The cotton industry has also caused an ecological disaster. The Aral Sea, once the world's fourth largest inland lake, providing the region with fish and water, has shrunk to 15% of its original size. The salinity of water and soil has increased, and as desperate farmers apply more water to their fields, they exacerbate the problem. This leads to infertile soil and areas of salty desert contaminated with pesticide residues.
Thailand's Seafood Slaves
 
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Human trafficking, slavery and murder in Kantang's seafood industry.
How Guinea's Fish Are Stolen (13.04.06)
 
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The West African nation of Guinea is amongst the poorest in the world. Yet everyday foreign fishing vessels are plundering the country's rich marine resources, stealing fish from local people who depend on the sea for food and income. See how pirate fishing is impacting not only the 70,000 people who work in the Guinean fisheries sector, but also the millions more who depend on fish as an affordable source of protein.
Sold to the Sea: Human Trafficking in Thailand's Fishing Industry
 
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Thailand's seafood exports are the third most valuable in the world, supplying markets in the US, Europe and Asia but far from the attention of consumers vulnerable migrants in search of a better future are being trafficked, exploited, abused and even murdered aboard Thai fishing vessels. EJF's investigation exposed the brutal trade in modern-day slaves. To read the full report, please visit ejfoundation.org To find out more, visit www.ejfoundation.org/oceans
Slavery at Sea - The Continued Plight of Trafficked Migrants in Thailand's Fishing Industry
 
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Slavery at Sea looks at the continued plight of Thailand's 'seafood slaves' through interviews with trafficked migrants, industry insiders and migrants-rights activists. Following a number of investigations in 2013 which uncovered serious failings on the part of the Thai authorities to successfully combat human trafficking, The Environmental Justice Foundation returned to Thailand in early 2014 to find similar stories of abuse, corruption and exploitation. To find out more, visit www.ejfoundation.org/oceans
Cotton - Child Labour & Human Rights Abuses
 
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What is the real cost of our cheap cotton clothes? EJF exposes the devastating reality of cotton production in Uzbekistan.
ALL AT SEA-The Abuse of Human Rights on Illegal Fishing Vessels .
 
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Screened at UNAFF 2010 Soundtrack by Tom Strang With thanks to sound studio 4AM Productions EJF's Save the Sea campaign is working to end the global environmental, social and economic problems and impacts of illegal pirate fishing and bycatch. IUU fishing, or pirate fishing, has been recognised as one of the major threats to the world's fish stocks however the focus so far has mostly been on the impacts on marine life and on local fishing communities. This film, All At Sea, looks at the conditions in which those on board on these vessels work and live. Escaping regulatory checks on their catches, IUU vessel operators also frequently get away with seriously abusing the human rights of their crews. With thanks to sound studio 4AM Productions
Endosulfan & Cotton Farming
 
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The Environmental Justice Foundation (EJF) is working to secure a global ban on this deadly pesticide, Endosulfan.
ENDING ILLEGAL FISHING
 
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IUU fishing depletes fish stocks, destroys marine ecosystems, puts legitimate fishers at an unfair disadvantage and jeopardises the livelihoods of some of the world’s poorest people. This film looks at ways in which it can be tackled and urges consumers and decision makers to take action to end pirate fishing.
Vivienne Westwood 'War and peace' t-shirt
 
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EJF interview Vivienne Westwood about her new t-shirt design in support of the No Place Like Home campaign for climate refugees. With thanks to Marc Monserat and Nicolas Jaar.
End Tiger Trade
 
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The illegal trade in endangered animal parts is close to wiping out wild tigers forever.
'Pirate' Fishing - PSA
 
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The world's oceans are under an unprecedented threat. Global fish stocks will be completely squandered within 40 years, and illegal 'pirate' fishing is destroying any hope of sustainability.
Environmental Justice Foundation / Who We Are
 
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A 2 minute film showing The Environmental Justice Foundation in action
David Gandy - Save the Sea
 
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Supermodel David Gandy teams up with EJF to help 'Save the Sea'.
Flags of Convenience
 
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Instead of the skull and crossbones, today's pirates fly Flags of Convenience. EJF Campaigner Duncan Copeland explains why they must be banned...
NO PLACE LIKE HOME
 
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By 2050, there will be an estimated 150 million climate refugees, forced to leave their homes by droughts, extreme weather patterns and sea level rise. There is no international law designed to protect their needs. EJF talked to President Mohamed Nasheed of the Maldives and Premier Talagi of Niue about how climate change is affecting their countries. The Environmental Justice Foundation is a UK charity working internationally to protect the natural environment and human rights, campaigning for reductions in greenhouse gases, and calling for international protection for climate refugees. We believe that that there needs to be a legally-binding, international Protocol that identifies and protects these people displaced from their homes by deteriorating environmental conditions. To find out more and how you can help this happen visit ejfoundation.org
Human Rights Day 2012: Climate Change and Human Rights
 
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Climate Change is not just an environmental issue, it's a human rights too. Environmental Justice Foundation is calling for a new Special Rapporteur on Climate Change in the United Nations Human Rights Council. This Human Rights Day, stand up for the human rights of people affected by climate change. Sign the petition at ejfoundation.org/climate/human-rights-day
Pirate Fishing - Sierra Leone
 
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In Sierra Leone, pirate trawlers fish illegally within the area restricted for local fishermen, wrecking marine biodiversity as they destroy everything in their path. 75% of the catch is dumped back into the sea dead while local fishermen struggle to catch fish on which they and their families depend to survive.
Illegal Fishing: What's the Catch?
 
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Worth up to $23.5billion annually and accounting for up to 31% of the global catch, Illegal, Unreported and Unregulated (IUU) fishing vessels are the seas' modern day pirates. Plundering fish stocks, devastating marine habitats and depleting vital food sources for coastal communities to supply European and world markets, these vessels steal fish with impunity, exploiting legal loopholes which allow them to avoid adhering to global fisheries laws. On board, crew members face some of the worst working conditions on the planet. The 'pirate' fishing industry is supplying world fish markets with catches that hold untold stories of suffering and devastation. Visit EJF's website to find out more about pirate fishing and what you can do to help put an end to it. www.ejfoundation.org
Ken Hom - recipe for disaster
 
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Ken Hom explains how our demand for shrimp is creating a recipe for disaster.
Ben Norris reads Planet Earth II for A Change of Climate
 
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Ben Norris, poet for a new climate change poetry anthology reads his winning entry, Planet Earth II. You can purchase the collection here: https://www.amazon.co.uk/Change-Climate-Sam-Illingworth/dp/1973376547 All profits go to supporting EJF's climate campaign
Lily Cole visits EJF's Climate Neutral T-shirt supply chain
 
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Lily Cole visited India with the Environmental Justice Foundation, EJF, to follow the supply chain of a climate neutral t-shirt, from the hand cultivation of organic cotton right through to the factory built out of recycled materials, making T-shirts whose carbon footprint is 90% smaller than that of a conventionally manufactured equivalent
EJFs boat in Sierra Leone
 
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EJF delivers the new boat to the communities of Sherbro Island in Sierra Leone where it will be used to end pirate fishing and also be used as a water ambulance
No Place Like Home - Rising Waters
 
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By 2050, there will be an estimated 150 million climate refugees, forced to leave their homes by droughts, extreme weather patterns and sea level rise. There is no international law designed to protect their needs. EJF talked to President Mohamed Nasheed of the Maldives and Premier Tolagi of Niue about how climate change is affecting their countries. The Environmental Justice Foundation is a UK charity working internationally to protect the natural environment and human rights, campaigning for reductions in greenhouse gases, and calling for international protection for climate refugees. We believe that that there needs to be a legally-binding, international Protocol that identifies and protects these people displaced from their homes by deteriorating environmental conditions. To find out more and how you can help this happen visit www.ejfoundation.org
Pirates and Slaves
 
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How overfishing and pirate fishing in Thailand fuels human trafficking and the plundering of our oceans.
Stop Trawling
 
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In Indonesia illegal fishing boats are destroying marine habitats, and stealing fish from the fishing communities depend on the sea for income and food. The result is a terrible conflict that has killed over 200 people. See this film by the Indonesian NGO JALA on the deadly impacts that trawling is having on both the local environment and the fisher communities that depend on it.
Support the Sami - Calling for Global Climate Action
 
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Communities likes the Sami are feeling the direct impact of climate change. Support EJF through The Big Give to double your donation and support us in fighting for climate action. www.thebiggive.org.uk/project/climaterefugees
Impossibly Cheap: Abuse and Injustice in Bangladesh's Shrimp Industry
 
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This film reveals evidence of human rights and labour abuses taking place at every stage of the lucrative Bangladeshi shrimp industry. Featuring testimonies recorded during investigations in 2012, the film documents examples of hazardous working conditions, the use of child labour, bonded labour, withholding of pay, excessively low wages, health and safety violations, restricted union activities, verbal abuse and excessive hours. To find out more, visit www.ejfoundation.org/oceans
FASHIONING THE FUTURE: EJF'S ETHICAL T-SHIRTS
 
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Watch EJF's t-shirt story and see how they are changing the world! 100% organic & fairly traded cotton designer t-shirts with all proceeds raised going to help Environmental Justice Foundation's international work to protect people & planet! Organic cotton t-shirts designed by Allegra Hicks, Jenny Packham, Richard Nicoll, Ciel, Giles Deacon, Allegra Hicks, Zandra Rhodes, John Rocha, Luella, Katharine Hamnett, Christian Lacroix, Betty Jackson for EJF.
Alistair McGowan's shrimp impression
 
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Alistair McGowan gives his impression of shrimp.
Cotton - Environmental Disaster & Lethal Pesticides
 
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Cotton production in Uzbekistan has caused possibly the greatest environmental disaster of modern times and is poisoning the people of this totalitarian Central Asian state.
Antony Worrall Thompson's Save the Sea message
 
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Antony Worrall Thompson's Save the Sea message
Pirate Fishing Exposed - The Fight against Illegal Fishing in West Africa and EU -  4min version
 
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Sierra Leone, a small coastal state in West Africa, has seen a dramatic drop in Illegal, Unreported and Unregulated (IUU) or 'pirate' Fishing following a groundbreaking investigation by UK-­‐based NGO Environmental Justice Foundation. During the dramatic two-­‐year investigation set out in the new report Exposing Pirate Fishing, EJF documented rampant illegal fishing in Sierra Leone by vessels exporting fish to the EU. EJF has been working in partnership with local fishermen in Sierra Leone since the beginning of 2010 to document and report illegal fishing. The groundbreaking project based near the rich fishing grounds of Sherbro Island i the south of the country, involves local fishermen calling an EJF coordinator on a mobile phone when they witness trawlers fishing illegally. A speedboat boat is then deployed so that photo, video and GPS evidence of the boats' illegal activities can be gathered. Read EJF's new report about illegal pirate fishing, find out more on www.ejfoundation.org and Sign out to our petition!
The Great Fashion Cycle 2010
 
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Calling all adventure seeking, style savvy, bike lovers. Whatever your level of cycling, whether you have a passion for fashion or ants in your pants for making a difference, we want you to join us on this ride of a lifetime! EJF is looking for enthusiastic people to cycle from London to Paris on a 300-mile cycle challenge linking Europes iconic style capitals. The ride will raise essential funds for EJFs environmental and human rights work, helping promote a fairer future for the fashion industry. To take part in this cycle ride all you have to do is pay a small registration fee and raise the minimum sponsorship. Well provide travel and accommodation... and an experience you will never forget! Join the ride now: www.ejfoundation.org/londontoparis or 0207 239 3310
Michael Conley reads for A Change of Climate
 
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Michael Conley, poet for a new climate change poetry anthology reads his winning entry, We Are No Longer Interested In The Sea. All proceeds from the collection will go to supporting EJF's Climate Campaign. You can purchase the collection via Amazon https://www.amazon.co.uk/Change-Climate-Sam-Illingworth-ebook/dp/B0784S5SMG
Home Truths - Ursula Rakova
 
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Ursula Rakova tells EJF about how she has helped her community relocate from the Carteret Islands to the mainland of Papua New Guinea. With rising sea levels and increasing salinisation in drinking sources the islands could no longer sustain their populations. For more information on the Home Truths project visit www.ejfoundation.org/climate/hometruths
Profile of a turtle poacher turned protector
 
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In Liberia, Dominic used to hunt turtles. Now he works as part of EJF's turtle patrols, and organises community meetings to educate people on the need to protect turtles and allow them to nest safely.
EJF World Oceans Day Restaurant Campaign
 
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EJF teamed up over 50 restaurants around the world to celebrate World Oceans Day and raise vital funds to support our ongoing work to protect the fish stocks that provide food and income for some of the worlds poorest and most vulnerable people. For more information, visit ejfoundation.org/oceans
'E tudo mentira' - It's all a lie
 
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Shrimp farms are destroying vast areas of Brazilian coastline and wrecking the livelihoods of thousands of people.
How EJF is protecting turtles in Liberia
 
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EJF is protecting turtles in Liberia. We are holding community meetings to find out why people hunt turtle, and are training beach patrollers to protect turtles as they nest.
Pirate Fishing in Guinean Waters
 
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Pirate fishing represents a serious and growing threat to the 70,000 people who work in the Guinean fisheries sector as well as the millions dependent on fish as an affordable source of protein.
JUST - 63 Broadwick Street, Soho
 
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EJF's Pop Up shop 'JUST' at 63 Broadwick Street, Soho, London. Mon -- Sat 10am -- 7pm Sunday 11am -- 5pm ejfoundation.org/​shop The shop is open until the end of May selling exclusive designer collaboration t-shirts by Katharine Hamnett, Alice Temperley, Luella, Giles Deacon, Kenzo, Richard Nicoll, John Rocha, Eley Kishimoto and many more. The shop includes summer collections from London Fashion Week designers for men and women including Annie Greenabelle, Monkee Genes, Partimi, Pants to Poverty and others. The shop is in aid of the Environmental Justice Foundation (EJF). As well as the campaign to stop forced child labour in the cotton industry, the shop will raise money for an emergency appeal to replace the charity's boat in Sierra Leone. Donated by the Shaftsbury Group PLC in the heart of London's shopping district, the shop is the fifth pop up venture by the charity whose supporters include Johnny Depp, Lily Cole, Emilia Fox, Rachel Whiteread and over 60 stars of catwalk, stage and screen.
My Linh - ENV Bear Bile PSA
 
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Vietnamese recording artist, My Linh, supports ENV's 'Say no to bear bile' campaign.
ENV Bear Bile - PSA 2006
 
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ENV's Vietnamese campaign to stop demand for bear bile products.
Home Truths - Haredo Jimale
 
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Haredo Jimale tells EJF how severe drought in home country Somalia forced her to abandon her livelihood as a farmer and travel eight days by foot to Kenya's Dadaab Refugee Camp. She faces multiple insecurities on a daily basis here but has no choice but to remain.