Chinese Fishers Destroy Reefs as Anti-Ivory Action Boosts Clam Market

Chinese fishing boats are wantonly destroying reefs using anchors and boat propellers to extract valuable giant clams as global anti-poaching efforts impact the ivory trade, leaving a gap in the market. Following reports by the BBC and Diplomat magazine, marine ecologist and biologist John McManus headed to the disputed territory in the South China Sea to assess the damage himself.

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