Wed, 4 December 2019
Indonesia is known for its beautiful beaches and clear ocean waters that are visited by millions of people every year. They are also known for blowing up boats who fish illegally in their waters, or so they used to be...maybe...we aren't sure yet.
A new Fisheries Minister is contemplating the rule of blowing up boats is they are caught fishing illegally and replace it with boat seizures that are either auctioned off or given to local fishers.
Some environmental groups are worried that the latter won't be much of a deterrent for illegal fishing. What say you? Share your thoughts in the Speak Up For Blue Facebook Group: http://www.speakupforblue.com/group.
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Category:Fisheries -- posted at: 12:00am EST