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Fishing Crackdown Nets Benefits for Indonesia

Indonesia's strict crackdown on illegal foreign fishing boats is paying off, according to new research. Kicking out interlopers has relieved pressure on the country's overtaxed fisheries at no cost to its domestic industry, the study says, and may point the way for other countries to make their fisheries more sustainable. About a third of the world's commercial fish populations are overfished, according to the U.N. Food and Agriculture Organization.  One study...

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