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Al Jazeera English published this video item, entitled “Chile’s alginate supply under threat of illegal harvesting, black market” – below is their description.
Chile exports the lion’s share of the worlds alginate, which is used widely in everyday products, including cosmetics.
It grows in underwater forests off the country’s long coastline and is now in danger due to a growing black market in illegal harvesting.
Al Jazeera’s Lucia Newman reports from Pichicuy, Chile.
–Al Jazeera English YouTube Channel
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In This Story: Chile
Chile borders Peru to the north, Bolivia to the northeast, Argentina to the east, and the Drake Passage in the far south. Chilean territory includes the Pacific islands of Juan Fernández, Isla Salas y Gómez, Desventuradas, and Easter Island in Oceania. Chile also claims about 1,250,000 square kilometres (480,000 sq mi) of Antarctica under the Chilean Antarctic Territory.