THE DARK SIDE OF IMPORTED SHRIMP
The percentage of the world’s mangroves that have been removed due to destructive shrimp-farming practices.
The annual worldwide production of shrimp, both captured and farmed, in tonnes.
5 to 20
The amount of bycatch, in pounds, discarded dead or dying per pound of bottom-trawled shrimp.
The estimated number of slave workers in Thailand, many of whom work in the shrimp industry.
The number of seafood industry slaves in Southeast Asia that were freed last year after an Associated Press investigation.