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The smell of money

We went on a long patrol off the coast of Gambia to investigate the topic of fish meal for The New Yorker. Fish meal consists of high-protein pellets made by grinding up fish caught at sea, which then get fed to farmed fish to fatten them up faster, and the topic interested us because fish farming was supposed to slow ocean depletion but it’s actually doing the opposite.

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