Losses in Guinea From Illegal Ships

in Environmental Threats

Guinea losses an estimated $105 Million to illegal fishing.

In a 2006 report by Greenpeace and the Environmental Justice Foundation, the organizations discovered that over half of the 104 ships that were fishing off the coast of Guinea were participating in illegal fishing methods.

Source:  John Vidal, “Is the EU taking its over-fishing habits to west African waters?,” Guardian, April 2, 2012.

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