Ocean conservation: Kenyan fishermen turn reef rangers

Giving up fishing, a team of fishermen completed an intensive training to preserve Lamu’s fragile environment.

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    Some fishermen in Kenya have hung up their nets - and are instead trying to conserve marine life.

    Now known as "reef rangers", they have been trained to monitor fish stocks and their habitats.

    It is a part of efforts by the government and conservation groups to involve local communities in protecting their environment.

    Al Jazeera's Catherine Soi reports from Pate Island, Kenya.


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