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18 Jul 2018 - Meet the fearless women of Rodrigues that protect octopuses through responsible fishing

The US-based news channel CNN aired a story about women fishing for octapus on Inside Africa.

Several women fishermen discuss their lives and their passion for the sea together with staff of the NGO Shoals Rodrigues, which advocates for a more profitable fishery over time.

Representatives of the Rodrigues authorities and members of the National Coast Guard explain the importance of the months of closure to have a better harvest of this popular delicacy.

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Publication date: 
18/07/2018
Publication Organisation: 
CNN
Country/ies: 
Rodrigues
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