Pirates and Slaves: How Overfishing in Thailand Fuels Human Trafficking and the Plundering of Our Oceans

Report bringing together a detailed explanation of how ecosystem decline generates pressures fuelling the widespread use of slavery throughout an industry. It outlines how the collapse of fish stocks in Thailand’s marine capture fisheries has directly contributed to the widespread use of modern slavery in the fishing industry as well as uncontrolled pirate fishing; all in order to meet the demands of the country’s highly lucrative, export-driven seafood
sector (Environmental Justice Foundation (EJF), 2015)

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Keywords: Fishing, Thailand
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