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Satellites used to expose risks of forced labour in global fishing

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Bangkok, ThailandThomson Reuters Foundation Fishing vessels with crews of forced labourers behave in systematically different ways to the rest of the global fleet, according to a study purporting to be the first to remotely identify vessels potentially engaged in modern slavery. Using satellite data, machine learning and on-the-ground expertise from human rights practitioners, US researchers found up […]