Illegal fishing, disappearing squid, and ghost ships — a mystery has been unravelling in East Asia’s seas. Researchers have discovered an eco-crisis in the waters off North and South Korea, and there is a human cost. Local fishermen are struggling to make a living and dying while trying. Global Fishing Watch joins The Take to shed light on the environmental and human cost of squid fishing.
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Priyanka Tilve and Kevin Hirten produced this episode with Dina Kesbeh, Alexandra Locke, Ney Alvarez, Amy Walters, Negin Owliaei, Abigail Ony Nwaohuocha, and Malika Bilal.
Alex Roldan is The Take’s sound designer. Natalia Aldana is the engagement producer. Stacey Samuel is The Take’s executive producer and Graelyn Brashear is Al Jazeera’s head of audio.