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


    YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE

    Survivor stories from Super Typhoon Haiyan

    Survivor stories from Super Typhoon Haiyan

    The Philippines’ Typhoon Haiyan was the strongest storm ever to make landfall. Five years on, we revisit this story.

    How Moscow lost Riyadh in 1938

    How Moscow lost Riyadh in 1938

    Russian-Saudi relations could be very different today, if Stalin hadn't killed the Soviet ambassador to Saudi Arabia.

    Thou Shalt Not Kill: Israel's Hilltop Youth

    Thou Shalt Not Kill: Israel's Hilltop Youth

    Meet the hardline group willing to do anything, including going against their government, to claim land for Israel.