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Senegal and Anti-Poaching Group Unite to Fight Illegal Fishing

Billions of (US) dollars. That’s how much the anti-poaching group Sea Shepherd says West Africa loses to illegal fishing each year.  The region also accounts for nearly 40% of all of the world’s poached fish.   It’s a big business, with industrial fishing vessels that often slip into national waters for tuna, swordfish and sharks.  A new campaign by Sea Shepherd is helping to monitor Senegal’s 700 meter long coast to stop the illegal activity.   The program is...

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