Cambodia volunteers step up battle against illegal fishing

Seh Island, Cambodia — It is late afternoon when Paul Ferber scans the horizon and detects his number one enemy — approaching Vietnamese seine trawlers. He knows that their kilometers long, fine mesh, bottom-dragging nets will in just one or two passes sweep away years of conservation efforts. “Dolphins, turtles, tiny sea creatures, seagrass — there’s no way anything can escape,” he says.

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