Thursday, November 17, 2011

Somalia's Fishermen

We always hear about piracy in Somalia, but this country is also known for its fishermen. The water is a source of pleasure as well as survival for the people of Somalia. The ocean has much fish including sharks. For many Somali families fishing is the only way to live on. 

Hundreds of foreign ships are devastating marine environments and stealing from some of the poorest nations in the world, a three-year investigation has found. The report, which references Somalia, supports the principal grievance of Somali fisherman, many of whom have turned to piracy, that overfishing by foreign vessels has severely damaged Somalia's fish stocks and destroyed their livelihood. 

Take a look at these amazing Somali fishermen and their catch. Enjoy

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