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Desperate Tanzanian fishermen are illegally dynamiting fish by the boatload

DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania — A figure in snorkeling gear and flippers peers into the translucent blue of the Indian Ocean off the coast of Tanzania. As he scans the depths, a school of reef fish pass underneath. He signals his colleague on board a small dugout canoe who is holding a 500 milliliter plastic bottle full of explosives. The snorkeler scrambles back to the boat as the man lights a fuse and launches the […]

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