Fish vs. Oil: Officials Respond to Fishermen

Fish vs. Oil: Officials Respond to Fishermen  Press on the Link Above to Read

Signs point to Ghana's ministries of environment and tourism. Image by Christiane Badgley. Ghana, 2011.

Signs point to Ghana’s ministries of environment and tourism. Image by Christiane Badgley. Ghana, 2011.

The fishermen I’ve met around Sekondi-Takoradi are angry about oil, blaming the development of Ghana’s Jubilee Field for decreased catch levels.

They acknowledge that overfishing has hurt fish stocks in recent years, but insist that the no-fishing zone around the offshore rig and increased shipping traffic have had a harmful impact on their catch.

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