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Fishermen bomb Indonesian coral reef
Environmentalists say use of explosives in waters of national park is destroying delicate marine ecosystem.
Last Modified: 03 Jun 2012 06:31

The Komodo National Park in Indonesia is home to one of the world's most well-preserved coral reefs.

However, it is being destroyed by illegal fishing.

More than 60 fishermen have been arrested for using explosives and poison to guarantee themselves a good catch.

Al Jazeera’s Step Vaessen reports from Komodo Island.

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