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Blood fish: why prawns should be blacklisted from all our shopping baskets

A new investigation has revealed appalling labour conditions for Burmese migrants working onboard boats supplying ‘trash fish’ for use in feed given to farmed prawns. But this is just the latest scandal to engulf the global shrimp industry, says Andrew Wasley A disturbing new investigation by the Ecologist has shone a light on the appalling labour conditions […]

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Bangladesh leather investigation featured at Paris fashion show

Hell for Leather – the debut film of the Ecologist Film Unit, which investigated Bangladesh’s leather trade, has been screened at the International Ethical Fashion Show in Paris. The film, which documented the environmental and human rights abuses connected with leather production in Bangladesh’s capital Dhaka, was screened prominently at the pioneering fashion show, one […]

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