Wednesday, October 31, 2007

African fishermen find way of conservation in the Koran | --- Pemba, Zanzibar - For years, Salim Haji was told by government officials and international groups that his methods of fishing were destroying the coral and weren't sustainable. But few fishermen on this small island off Tanzania's coast paid much heed. Then, the local imam told him that using dragnets to fish and spears to catch octopuses was wrong. As a devout Muslim, he listened.


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