In pictures: Conserving Madagascar's coast


A decline in marine life is leaving remote coastal communities on the island of Madagascar under threat because they tend to be entirely reliant on the sea for their existence.

One such village is Andavadoaka on the country's south-west coast.

There, one Malagasy man, Samba Roger, who is devoted to preserving the declining fragile marine resources has been awarded the international J Paul Getty award for conservation in recognition of his work.

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