Senegalese fishermen returning from setting nets all night in his brightly colored pirogue.
In Senegal, a new offshore gas terminal, located in the Atlantic Ocean about ten kilometres off Saint-Louis, is beginning to upset fishermen who are lamenting the loss of an area rich in fish.
A new danger may be looming on the horizon.The launch of gas production is expected to start in 2023. As it draws closer the Secretary-General of the fishing union braces for the worst; meaning the end of any fishing activity in the area.
- RANDY OLSON
- Image Size
- 4992x3328 / 12.4MB
africa, artisanal, background people, boats, clothing, color image, day, fishermen, fishing, fishing and fishermen, food industry and production, industry, industry and production, men only, national peoples, one person, outdoors, peoples, photography, production, protective clothing (non sportswear), raincoats, rainwear, rope, saint louis, saint louis (senegal), seafood, senegal, senegalese, senegalese people, types of clothing, water
- Contained in galleries
- Global Fish Crisis: Still Waters_National Geographic magazine, 04/2007