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Footnotes Text by: Khristine Gudczinski, Almary Paigao, and Andrea Egan. Header photo: Artisanal fishers return to port with their catch at La Libertad in Santa Elena, Ecuador. Artisanal fisheries in Ecuador are a vital source of employment and food. Photo: Iryna Kurilovych/iStock. Header video: SafetyNet-UNDPOIC-Bycatch Pisces lights on trawl gear.
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