18 Apr '11, 5pm

Amazon Fishermen See Dolphins as Rivals & Kill Them for Bait : TreeHugger via @TreeHugger

Amazon Fishermen See Dolphins as Rivals & Kill Them for Bait : TreeHugger via @TreeHugger

It's a horrible example of killing two birds with one stone: in Igarapé do Costa, a fishing town in the Brazilian Amazon, local fishermen, tired of seeing their catches decimated by feeding pink dolphins, have turned to killing the dolphins and using them as bait to improve their hauls of catfish, which they sell in Brazil and Colombia. And the problem is not contained to this tiny village: research and government officials that as many as thousands of the region's 30,000 river dolphins are dying each year, the

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grist.org 20 Apr '11, 4pm

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