Soybean producers linked to deforestation, violence and slavery supply Norwegian fish farms

Yet another reason salmon farming is a dirty business.

New research suggests that Brazillian soybean producers accused of slavery, violent conflict and illegal deforestation are supplying Norwegian fish farms.

LINK (via: SalmonBusiness)

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  1. Truly a Global Village, now. We buy a pack of Instant Salmon today, trees burn in the Amazon tomorrow, we all burn some years later….

    A guy here who won a lot votes recently with campaign speeches about clearfelling the forests and making the region profitable – from the BBC:

    https://www.bbc.com/news/world-latin-america-46039996

    Terrifying.

    The 18th and early 19th Century British visionary artist and poet, William Blake, had it about right, I reckon:

    “To see a World in a Grain of Sand
    And a Heaven in a Wild Flower
    Hold Infinity in the palm of your hand
    And Eternity in an hour”

    But did we listen? The heck, we did.

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