Illegal fishing techniques in Senegal threatens reef

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Near the coast of Senegal and Mauritania is the world’s largest known cold-water reef. It is also where international companies are drilling for oil and gas. But local fishermen say dolphins and turtles are washing up dead on the shores of Senegal.

Al Jazeera’s Nicolas Haque reports from the fishing town of Kayar, Senegal.

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