Pirate Fishing – People & Power – Al Jazeera English

Pirate Fishing (Part 1) – People & Power

Published on Jan 26, 2012

In the first of a two-part investigation, People & Power takes to the seas off Sierra Leone to investigate the multi-million dollar illegal fishing trade – tracking down those involved and confronting them with evidence of their crimes.

http://youtu.be/oKQ0rf06Jw4
http://www.aljazeera.com/programmes/peopleandpower/2012/01/201212554311540797.html
http://aje.me/wrwK5I

Part 2

Pirate Fishing (Part 2) – People & Power

Published on Feb 1, 2012

In the second part of this investigation into the multi-million dollar illegal fishing trade and its impact on some of West Africa’s poorest people the team identify one of the trawlers involved and confront the crew with evidence of their crime.

Pirate Fishing
People & Power takes to the seas off Sierra Leone to investigate the multi-million dollar illegal fishing trade.
People and Power Last Modified: 02 Feb 2012 08:36
The precious marine resources of some of the world’s poorest people are being targeted by industrial-scale pirate fishing operations, to feed the seafood hungry markets of Europe and Asia.
The problem is particularly acute in West African waters where fish is a vital – and often the only – protein source for millions of people.
In a special two-part investigation, People & Power sets out to identify and expose some of those involved in the multi-million dollar trade and to look in particular at its consequences for the impoverished West African nation of Sierra Leone.
In part one of Pirate Fishing, reporter Juliana Ruhfus and producer Orlando von Einsiedel take to the seas off Sierra Leone with an NGO, the Environmental Justice Foundation (EJF), which has been trying to raise awareness about the issue….[ Industrial foraging ]..(more).

Environmental Justice http://courses.dce.harvard.edu/~envre145
Environment Ethics http://courses.dce.harvard.edu/~envre120
Food-Matters http://Food-Matters.TV
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