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September 24, 2012 / The Washington Post
Thailand: Migrant Workers Labor Overtime to Process Shrimp
JASON MOTLAGH
In a world hungry for cheap shrimp, Burmese migrants are the backbone of a Thai shrimp industry that is the world’s third largest. But low prices often come at their expense.
September 21, 2012 /
This Week in Review: The Real Cost of Shrimp
TOM HUNDLEY
Pulitzer Center Senior Editor Tom Hundley highlights this week's reporting about the harsh reality of the shrimp industry.
September 21, 2012 / PBS NewsHour
Thai Shrimp Industry Exploits Workers to Satisfy Global Appetite
STEPHEN SAPIENZA, JASON MOTLAGH
The world--and especially the U.S--wants cheap shrimp. For the $1 billion plus shrimping industry in Thailand, satisfying this appetite comes at the expense of workers.
September 20, 2012
Bad Cocktail: Labor Abuse in Thailand’s Shrimp Industry
JASON MOTLAGH, STEPHEN SAPIENZA
America's appetite for inexpensive shrimp from Southeast Asia is growing, but at what cost? In Thailand, illegal and abusive labor practices go unchecked to feed a booming demand.
September 20, 2012 / The Washington Post
In a World Hungry for Cheap Shrimp, Migrants Labor Overtime in Thai Sheds
JASON MOTLAGH
Thanks to a bottomless appetite for inexpensive shrimp in the West, Burmese migrants are the backbone of a Thai shrimp industry that is the world’s third largest. But there's a darker side.
September 10, 2012
Steve Sapienza, High Point University Focus on Global Goods-Local Costs
STEPHEN SAPIENZA
Journalist Steve Sapienza's visit to High Point University reveals how global consumption of goods impacts precious resources and local people in Peru, Thailand and beyond.
September 10, 2012
The True Cost of Gold: Steve Sapienza Visits Wake Forest University
STEPHEN SAPIENZA, YASMIN BENDAAS
Emmy Award-winning journalist Steve Sapienza and student fellow Yasmin Bendaas share the stage at Wake Forest University, discussing their unique reporting projects.
September 10, 2012 / Untold Stories
The Fate of Small-Scale Fishermen in Southeast Asia
ADAM JANOFSKY
Small-scale fishing has long been an important tradition in Southeast Asia. Yet, as urban development and pollution increase, the livelihoods of the fishermen may be in jeopardy.
August 31, 2012 / Untold Stories
Thailand: The Overfishing Underclass
ADAM JANOFSKY
Thailand is one of the world’s largest seafood exporters, but overfishing and human trafficking have caused the fishing industry to become entangled in a net of its own.
August 30, 2012 / Untold Stories
Living in Bondage, Thailand's Illegal Workers Wait for Intervention
ADAM JANOFSKY
For decades, hundreds of thousands of Burmese have sought refuge in Thailand, a country with an economy highly dependent on illegal workers. But once there, they face a life of indentured servitude.
August 20, 2012 / Untold Stories
Thailand: Rivers, Roads, and the Pollution They Hold
ADAM JANOFSKY
What can't stay in homes is thrown onto streets, and what can't stay on streets is dumped in rivers. With poor waste removal, one of the world's largest cities deals with trash in whatever way it can...
August 14, 2012
Thailand's Trash: Is There Room For Sustainability?
ADAM JANOFSKY
In Thailand, one of the world's most rapidly developing countries, sustainability often takes the backseat to economic growth. But rising levels of pollution and depletion could be disastrous.
August 14, 2012 / Untold Stories
Thailand: The (Real) Cost of Cars in Bangkok
ADAM JANOFSKY
From 600,000 cars in 1980 to 6.8 million today, Bangkok is seeing an increase in traffic—as well as a rise in asthma and other heath hazards.
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