Competition beneath the surface

21 June, 2021

As fish stocks decline in the Baltic Sea, competition increases – competition between fishermen and fishermen, between fishermen and seals, between seals and seabirds. Does anyone have more rights to the fish resource than anyone else?

Report: Johan Candert
Editing: Alexandre Gobatti Ramos, Daniel Hedström
Photo: Simon Stanford, Erik Saanila
UV Photo: Johan Candert
Stock Photo: Pond5

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