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Liberia’s eco-vigilantes score arresting success in struggle to end illegal fishing

For years, Liberia fought a losing battle against the foreign vessels plundering its coastline. Then a bold new pproach sent fines – and arrests – soaring Members of Liberia’s coastguard board a ship suspected of fishing illegally in the country’s waters. Photograph: Nicole Schafer/Sea ShepherdPetty officer George Kromah, of the Liberian coastguard, slings his AK47…

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