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I’m protecting seabirds in one of the world’s most overfished areas


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I’m protecting seabirds in one of the world’s most overfished areas

West Africa’s waters are a hotspot for illegal fishing, says conservationist Justine Dossa. She is working to change fishing practices and tackle pollution Humans 8 April 2020 Roger Tidman/Getty ImagesSo, what do you do? I coordinate the West African marine programme at BirdLife International. I’m based in Dakar, Senegal, but my work covers the length…

I’m protecting seabirds in one of the world’s most overfished areas

West Africa’s waters are a hotspot for illegal fishing, says conservationist Justine Dossa. She is working to change fishing practices and tackle pollution



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8 April 2020

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So, what do you do?

I coordinate the West African marine programme at BirdLife International. I’m based in Dakar, Senegal, but my work covers the length of the coast from Mauritania to Sierra Leone, and out to Cabo Verde.

How did you end up working in this field?

I have been passionate about wildlife protection since I was a teenager. I studied in my home country Benin and for an MSc in Belgium, then worked in marine turtle conservation in Benin and then Gabon before landing in West Africa. After a few years, I became known …

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