Lower Fish Haul Due To Sand Mining, Malaysia

Lower Fish Haul Due To Sand Mining, Malaysia

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Fishermen, Malaysia. Photo source: ©© Fadzly

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Hundreds of fishermen, in Selangor State, are facing huge financial losses after their monthly catch is slashed by half over the last three months allegedly because of sand mining near their fishing spot.

Sand-mining has been a controversial subject in Selangor, notably after recent allegations of abuse of power and graft in the award of contracts…

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