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Ask not what fish can do for you. Save our marine life! (See “Cry of the Ocean,” July/August 1994.) The International Collective in Support of Fishworkers is calling fora ban on bottom-trawling in tropical waters (90 percent of the total is bycatch) and a boycott of farm-raised tiger prawns (rich mangrove forests are being replaced by shrimp farms). Eat fruit instead.

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