Marine Protected Areas in Senegal

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Since the end of the 1980s, the oceanarium in Dakar and the environmentalist Haidar El Ali have been conducting a program, funded by The French Fund for the World Environment to set up Marine Protected Areas. The principle : artificial barriers made up of car tyres mark the boundaries of 5-year biological rest areas. The project is reinforced by awareness campaigns on sustainable fishing practices for fishermen and in schools.

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