Off the African Coast, a Struggle to Revive a Battered Fishery

Lagoon, Indian Ocean. Photograph: © SAF — Coastal Care


In their documentary film, “Vey Nou Lagoon” — the third-place winner of the Yale Environment 360 Video Contest — videographer Vanina Harel and conservationist Zara Currimjee tell the story of the fishermen, scientists, and government officials who are battling to turn around the situation on Mauritius.

Focusing on several of Mauritius’ fishermen, the film describes how the creation of marine protected areas and the introduction of stricter fishing regulations have begun to have a positive impact…

Read Full Article; Yale E360 (08-09-2018)