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A recent Asia Development Bank report estimates that some 4.9 million people work as fishers across a selection of the Asia Pacific region (the Coral Triangle countries: Indonesia, Malaysia, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Solomon Islands, and Timor L’Este). Between 2007 and 2009, seafood constituted approximately 20 percent of the animal protein consumed in Coral Triangle…

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A recent Asia Development Bank report estimates that some 4.9 million people work as fishers across a selection of the Asia Pacific region (the Coral Triangle countries: Indonesia, Malaysia, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Solomon Islands, and Timor L’Este). Between 2007 and 2009, seafood constituted approximately 20 percent of the animal protein consumed in Coral Triangle…

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The sun was still high in the sky as we made our way to the first lift net boat. The fishers, who had been resting after nights of fishing, indicated that there was indeed a whale shark swimming under their platform and got a few bags of small anchovies to feed the whale shark as…

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The sun was still high in the sky as we made our way to the first lift net boat. The fishers, who had been resting after nights of fishing, indicated that there was indeed a whale shark swimming under their platform and got a few bags of small anchovies to feed the whale shark as…

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“Do Not Run” reads the bear safety sign at the end of my early morning run around the lodge in the Grand Teton National Park in Northwest Wyoming. “Too late”, I thought, but I won’t ever do it again, indeed. Over the years, I have read many newspaper stories about tourists mauled by big wildlife,…

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“Do Not Run” reads the bear safety sign at the end of my early morning run around the lodge in the Grand Teton National Park in Northwest Wyoming. “Too late”, I thought, but I won’t ever do it again, indeed. Over the years, I have read many newspaper stories about tourists mauled by big wildlife,…

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“Do Not Run” reads the bear safety sign at the end of my early morning run around the lodge in the Grand Teton National Park in Northwest Wyoming. “Too late”, I thought, but I won’t ever do it again, indeed. Over the years, I have read many newspaper stories about tourists mauled by big wildlife,…

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