Fishermen paid to stop

| 29/10/2008

(New York Times): About 800 fishermen in the northernmost crook of the Gulf of California have taken up the government’s offer of payments to stop fishing with nets and, in some cases, to stop fishing altogether, Mexican conservationists said. The offer is intended to save a small porpoise that is threatened with extinction as an unintended byproduct of commercial fishing.  Go to Article.

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