Vietnamese barge people: living to tell the narrative

None of these people would be alive if, in October 1978, a Scottish cargo ship hadnt stopped in the South China Sea to rescue 346 refugees from a stricken fishing boat. Chris McGreal tells a remarkable story If it hadnt been for his father, Craig Holmes might never have returned the graduation ring given to […]

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Kenya’s empty nets: How cheap Chinese fish imports have hooked purchasers

( CNN) With nets in hand and the boat’s motor chugging along on still waters, dozens of anglers set out to Lake Victoria, Africa’s largest lake, at the crack of dawn. It’s a scene that’s been repeated for generations. Fishing is the mainstay of lake-side local communities in Kenya. It has fueled the economy and […]

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