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‘Families are starving’: Chinese trawlers’ overfishing is destroying lives, say Sierra Leoneans

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Along Tombo’s crumbling waterfront, dozens of hand-painted wooden boats are arriving in the blistering midday sun with the day’s catch for the scrum of the market in one of Sierra Leone’s largest fishing ports. In a s...

French fishing industry divided over sanctions on UK trawlers

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France’s seafood sector is divided over government sanctions on British trawlers due to start on Tuesday, with processing companies warning they will cost jobs but fishers insisting that after 10 months waiting for UK...

Net gains: how India trawlers’ plastic catch is helping to rebuild roads

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For years, plastic caught by fishing communities on the Kollam coast in India’s southern state of Kerala was thrown back into the water, damaging aquatic ecosystems and killing fish. But fishers are spearheading an i...