Fishermen have been driven into deeper waters in order to harvest sea sponges living on the coral reef. This is because the sea sponge is being forced into deeper waters by a disease that locals believe is linked to pollution and global warming. The natural sea sponges are bio-degradable and commonly used in body washing. CGTN'S Adnen Chaouachi explains why the high-risk trade has continued for decades.

Advertisement
Up to 50% Off Men''s Apparel and Outwear at ems.com! While Supplies Last!

More videos

CNBC 28 Feb 2020 20:04 CET

Why Big Tech Is Heading To Africa