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Shrimp Farming

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Shrimp Farming

Shrimp Farming

Shrimp Farming

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NPR's John Nielsen takes us to coastal Ecuador, where shrimp farms are ravaging the environment and threatening the traditional way of life. Ecologically important mangrove swamps are often destroyed to make way for ponds to raise shrimp. Ecuador has temporarily banned new farms in response to the problem. Some farmers, though, use what they say is a responsible approach.

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