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Blood harvest: the hidden cost of Italy’s soft drinks trade

The Ecologist Film Unit recently travelled to Calabria in Southern Italy to investigate claims that the seasonal orange harvest makes use of African migrants, many of them paid poverty wages and living in squalid conditions. The region’s oranges are frequently bought by multinational food and drink companies for use as juices or concentrates, often ending […]

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Revealed: the companies at centre of global trade in seal skins

An investigation by The Ecologist has discovered that London is at the hub of an international trade in controversial Canadian seal skins – the subject of this week’s EU vote to outlaw their sale across Europe. Campaigners have long suspected that UK-based dealers are playing a central role in the international trade of seal skins, […]

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