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Enric Sala

“… During the Sudan civil war of the 1980s fishing on Sudan’s Red Sea coast also declined, which allowed sharks and large groupers to remain abundant. Because of that, Sudan is now a prime tourist destination for adventurous divers.

However, the current events in Libya are not as beneficial for ocean life as other wars were….”

— from Is War Bad for Fish?, by Enric Sala, a marine ecologist and a National Geographic Fellow & Emerging Explorer

So, if you’re keeping score at home:

Downside: Two million people dead in the Sudan; four million people displaced.
Upside: Sharks, grouper, and adventure tourism are all doing well.

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