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Fiji fights to stay afloat as fuel costs soar

Rising petrol prices have disrupted the ocean travel needed to reach Fiji's far-flung islands.

Last Modified: 08 Apr 2013 06:05
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The Pacific Island nation of Fiji is facing a transportation crisis.

The scattered and sparsely populated islands require boats for mobility. Rising fuel prices, however, have made it too expensive to service certain routes. 

Some Fijians are trying to work around the issue by developing sustainable shipping methods. 

Al Jazeera's Andrew Thomas reports from Fiji.

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