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Farming sponges in Zanzibar

As fish stocks in the seas off Zanzibar dwindle, local fishermen are starting to farm coral and sea sponges, which are popular souvenirs among tourists. And researchers are also looking at sponges in the hope of finding agents effective against cancer and viral infections.

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