Crimes on the High Seas/ Siddharth Chakravarty

siddharthoceans

The talk will explore the international governance regime of the industrial, distant-water fishing business through two case studies, juxtaposing enforcement and control mechanisms in single and transnational models. Beginning with the ecological impact of such operations, it will move on to talk about the collateral damage they cause to human lives through a rights and social justice perspective.

Siddharth’s area of work is currently about labour supply chains and illegality in the industrial, distant water fishing industry. He independently research the economic model of the fishing industry and investigate labour supply chains to bring to light the ethics of seafood consumption and the effect of industrial fishing on the world’s oceans. Prior to this he was with Sea Shepherd, a marine conservation group involved in direct-action work on the oceans.

More about his work is here – http://enforceableoceans.org/

Please gather by 7 pm for food, beverages and seats. It is a donation based event.

For online patronage – https://www.patreon.com/6Assagao

 

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: