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Illegal Fishing sending marine mammals into extinction


Illegal fishing in Mexico’s Gulf of California has led to the near extinction of the vaquita porpoise.

These illegal methods are also a serious issue in Australia, with ‘no-net zones’ being introduced into Queensland waters to prevent the unnecessary killing of various marine species.

But how effective are these protection measures?

Reporter Sammy Beniac-Brooks investigates. 



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