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In Dry Water

Adama and Adja have a problem. Their country is running out of fish. This Newsy documentary shows the human impact of the global overfishing crisis.
Posted at 3:40 PM, Feb 26, 2020

Hours before sunup every weekday, Adama and his five-man crew roll their pirogues out to sea. The fishermen set sail from Fann Hock, a bustling port on the Cap-Vert peninsula in Dakar, Senegal, on Africa’s westernmost tip, in search of sardinellas, thiof, mackerel, whatever they can find.  At this point Adama knows “beggars can’t be choosers.”

Read the full article from our partners at Quartz accompanying this Newsy documentary.