Recognition for fishing feature


I was extremely thrilled when my feature on crayfish poachers and the potential impact of the new Small-Scale Fishing policy on illegal fishing won the regional Vodacom Journalist of the Year Award in the CSI/Sustainability category.

Fingers crossed as it goes to the nationals!

You can hear more about the production of this story here:

http://www.capetalk.co.za/articles/14090/the-reason-why-poachers-resort-to-illegal-fishing

And you can read more here:

http://ewn.co.za/2016/06/06/Turning-the-tide-on-poaching-Will-new-fishing-policy-keep-illegal-fishing-at-bay

Although the new policy held a lot of promise, many traditional fishers are still awaiting any real benefit from it. Keep an eye on my work for an update to the story...

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