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In pictures: Mozambique's fishing revival

For years Salome Oncobu looked on, powerless, as unrestricted commercial trawling decimated the fish populations around the remote northern islands of Mozambique.

In order to preserve the stocks, he and other local fishermen joined hands with the government in 2002 to help create Quirimbas National Park.

The area's protected status is already breathing new life into the ocean and the island communities.

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