Depleted Fish Stocks in Philippines

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Depleted fish stocks in the Philippines.  Look at this series of photos which show Tigbauan, Iloilo residents trying to wrest a living, or part of a living  from the sea using a net from shore.

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Look closely and you can see the arc of the net

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The net closes, hopefully with a haul of fish.  Note the wooden harnesses used to give the net handlers leverage to haul in the net.  This is hard work!

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The final catch resulting from much hard work by many hands and investment in fishing gear. This small catch of mostly tiny fish must be divided among several families.

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