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Indonesian plastic waste threatens fish stocks

Indonesia fishes for a solution to the plastic pollution threatening its coastlines.

Indonesia has been cracking down on illegal fishing by destroying unlicensed vessels belonging to foreign countries.

The measure has helped boost its fish stocks.

But illegal boats are not the only threat to the marine life surrounding the world’s second-biggest plastic polluter.

Al Jazeera’s Florence Looi reports from Semarang.