Fishermen bomb Indonesian coral reef

Environmentalists say use of explosives in waters of national park is destroying delicate marine ecosystem.

    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.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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