Monday, July 2, 2012

Daily Digest 02/07/12: Wal-Mart; Alaskan salmon; seaweed

Hello, 

Welcome to the week.  Have a read of these stories...
  • US supermarket giant Wal-Mart is under pressure to drop a seafood supplier accused of mistreating workers.  CJ Seafood, Louisiana allegedly forced workers to work up to 24 hours at a time with no overtime pay, locked them in the work facility and threatened to beat them.  An online petition has attracted 130,000 signatures on Change.com.  Read more...
  • American Fisheries Society releases report into stockeye salmon escapement in Alaska.  Read more...
  • Fishermen in Palawan, Philippines are learning to grown seaweed in bid to diversify their income and protect the waters they farm in.  Read more...
What do you think...
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Walmart (Photo credit: matteson.norman)

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