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This Pacific island has banned fishing for marine conservation


Palau's practice of "bul" bans fishing in protected areas, allowing marine conservation in the area Image: Flickr

Kate Whiting
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Palau President Tommy Remengesau Jr is an advocate for bul and its benefits for marine conservation Image: WWF/Netflix

Marine conservation is essential to tackle the dwindling stock of fish in water bodies Image: WWF/Netflix
Palau's bul policy is paying off its dividends towards marine conservation Image: WWF/Netflix

Marine conservation is important for protection of corals Image: Kurt Cotoaga/Unsplash
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