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EU buys most of Sierra Leone's iIllegal fishing catch

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Fishing communities in Sierra Leone like Goderich have long been the target of illegal foreign trawlers, unsustainably poaching in areas designated for small, local boats
Fishing communities in Sierra Leone like Goderich have long been the target of illegal foreign trawlers, unsustainably poaching in areas designated for small, local boats Damon Van Der Linde

Sierra Leone is getting tough on illegal fishing and a report by an international environmental group says most of the catch is for sale in European markets. Though there have been some improvements for local fishing communities, they say global cooperation is needed to curb a problem with devastating effects on the west African coast.

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