28 January, 2013 28 January, 2013

Dynamite Fishing on the Rise in Mentawais

Impatient with setting nets or throwing out a line, local fisherman in the Mentawai region of Indonesia have taken to fishing with dynamite in growing numbers over the past few days, this despite protests from concerned individuals and constant calls to the authorities. Little has yet been done about this heinous crime against marine life. As well as the devastating loss of fish life, let’s hope these arsonists don’t destroy any quality surf spots. Watch them in action here>>

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