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University of East Anglia

Net Fishermen in Mombassa, Kenya

Caption: Half of fishermen would not give up their livelihood in the face of drastically declining catches, according to research led by the University of East Anglia. A new report, published by PLoS ONE, challenges previously held notions about poverty and adaptation by investigating why fishermen in developing countries stick with their trade.

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