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Updated On: Tuesday, 20 August 2019

?? Illegal trawlers threaten Sierra Leone fishermen's jobs | Al Jazeera English

2018-10-29 | ?? Illegal trawlers threaten Sierra Leone fishermen's jobs | Al Jazeera English

The sea off the coast of West Africa is rich in marine life.
But illegal fishing has been threatening stocks and is costing Sierra Leone about $200m a year.
Local fishermen say their nets are being destroyed and the catch is dwindling every day.

Al Jazeera's Ahmed Idris reports from Sierra Leone.

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