Global Fish Crisis | Still Waters, National Geographic Magazine: Africans Move to Coast for Less and Less Protein

African Processing Fish on Beach, Ziguinchor, Senegal

Women process fish on the shore at Karountine, northwest of Ziguinchor.  More and more Africans are living right on the coast because the ocean is one of the last sources for protein. This is a fisherman’s village right at the edge of the ocean in St. Louis, Senegal.  The authorities have been trying to get rid of this community, but fishing is the most important aspect of St. Louis and these folks have fought off the government to stay here.

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