Pakistan: Too Many Nets, Too Little Fish

Inter Press Service: The last time Moazzam Khan saw sawfish in the Arabian Sea was in 1984. "At one time, salted and dried fish formed a large part of our exports," recalls Khan, director general of the Karachi Fisheries Department. "In the last 30 years, there may be other marine life that may have vanished of which we may not be aware." The state of fisheries may not be obvious from the busy scene at the Karachi Fish Harbour, where mammoth-sized arks in various stages are being built, and the loading and unloading......

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