Kamchatka, Russia | Where the Salmon Rule, National Geographic Magazine: Soboleva Doctor Poaching Camp | Kamchatka Shelf, Russia

Everyone in Soboleva is either a poacher or supported in some way by poaching. And if you are an enforcement officer, you also live in community with all the poachers and you all need each other.  For example, the poacher in the photo above who’s camp is being burned is the town doctor.  If any of the wardens need doctoring in this community they have to go to him. He is also the neighbor of the chief fish inspector.

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