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Thai authorities say fishing industry crackdown intensified

Shrimps are seen after fishing, at Surakit Laeaddee's house in Leam Fa Pha, Thailand, January 26, 2016. Since the 1980s, a boom in shrimp farming has decimated mangroves around the world. The trend has destroyed a key ecosystem for carbon storage, added to emissions of planet-warming carbon dioxide, and exposed shorelines and communities to storm surges and erosion. Now, growing consumer demand for organic and sustainable foods has spurred interest in shrimp farms like Surakit's that may stem ma

 

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