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Picture Behind the Story: Floating Fish Farms Become a Threat to Lake Victoria

A sentry box at Dunga Beach inside Lake Victoria. Cage fish farmers have engaged a sentry to guard their investment.

Wednesday July 4th, 2018

It began as a solution to the plummeting fish populations in Lake Victoria, but the growing popularity of cage fish farming is now posing environmental problems of its own. The practice could be harming the lake’s ecosystem due to the lack of guidelines to regulate it.

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