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2018.FEB.19 : Mosquito Nets Widely Used for Fishing, Study Finds 
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NV D Mosquito məˈskitoʊ NV Nets nɛts R Widely ˈwaɪdli VA D Used juzd just JPSD for fɔr NVA Fishing, ˈfɪʃɪŋ NV S Study ˈstʌdi NV Finds. faɪndz 
Mosquito Nets Widely Used for Fishing, Study Finds.

NV D Mosquito məˈskitoʊ NV nets nɛts N R usually ˈjuʒəwəli ˈjuʒəli NV D are ɑr VA D used juzd just NV R PSD to tu V SD prevent prɪˈvɛnt R D the ðə(ði) NVA SD spread sprɛd N PSD of ʌv NV diseases dɪˈzizəz dɪˈzizɪz N A SD which wɪʧ NV D are ɑr VA D passed pæst N AR P D by baɪ NV D mosquito məˈskitoʊ NV bites. baɪts 
Mosquito nets usually are used to prevent the spread of diseases which are passed by mosquito bites.

A D Those ðoʊz V treated ˈtritəd ˈtritɪd N R PSD with wɪð wɪθ N SD insect ˈɪnˌsɛkt NVA D killing ˈkɪlɪŋ N SD substance ˈsʌbstəns NV SD have hæv NV D been bɪn bən R SD especially əˈspɛʃli əˈspɛʃəli A successful səkˈsɛsfəl NVAR PSD in ɪn R D the ðə(ði) NV S fight faɪt NV R PSD to tu PSD against əˈgɛnst əˈgeɪnst N malaria. məˈlɛriə 
Those treated with insect killing substance have been especially successful in the fight to against malaria.

NV RJPSD But, bʌt NV nets nɛts NVARJ SD now naʊ NV D are ɑr RJ SD also ˈɔlsoʊ NVA D being ˈbiɪŋ VA D used juzd just JPSD for fɔr NVA D catching ˈkæʧɪŋ NV S fish fɪʃ NVAR PSD in ɪn N A SD many ˈmɛni N A D tropical ˈtrɑpɪkəl N areas, ˈɛriəz a ə eɪ NVAR SD new nu nju NV S study ˈstʌdi NV says. sɛz sɪz 
But, nets now are also being used for catching fish in many tropical areas, a new study says.

R D The ðə(ði) NV nets' nɛts N effectiveness ɪˈfɛktɪvnəs ˈifɛktɪvnəs NV is ɪz NVA worrying ˈwɜriɪŋ N AR SD some sʌm N experts ˈɛkspərts AR PSD about əˈbaʊt N A SD possible ˈpɑsəbəl NV S harm hɑrm NV R PSD to tu NV S fish fɪʃ N populations. ˌpɑpjəˈleɪʃənz 
The nets' effectiveness is worrying some experts about possible harm to fish populations.

R D The ðə(ði) NV S study ˈstʌdi V was wʌz wɑz V published ˈpʌblɪʃt N AR P D by baɪ R D the ðə(ði) NVAR SD free fri AR online ˈɔnˌlaɪn NV journal ˈʤɜrnəl PLOS NVA D ONE. wʌn 
The study was published by the free online journal PLOS ONE.

R D The ðə(ði) NV S study's ˈstʌdi's N writers ˈraɪtərz NV RJ SD say seɪ N SD poverty ˈpɑvərti NV is ɪz R D the ðə(ði) NVAR S main meɪn NV SD reason ˈrizən JPSD for fɔr NV D mosquito məˈskitoʊ NV R net nɛt NVA fishing. ˈfɪʃɪŋ 
The study's writers say poverty is the main reason for mosquito net fishing.

SD They ðeɪ NV RJ SD say seɪ NV efforts ˈɛfərts NV R PSD to tu NVA S limit ˈlɪmət NV SD use juz jus N PSD of ʌv R D the ðə(ði) NV SD method ˈmɛθəd NVA D might maɪt NVA SD hurt hɜrt NV SD people ˈpipəl N SD who hu VAR SD live lɪv laɪv NVAR PSD on ɑn(ɔn) R D the ðə(ði) NV S edge ɛʤ N PSD of ʌv N survival. sərˈvaɪvəl 
They say efforts to limit use of the method might hurt people who live on the edge of survival.

NVA D Catching ˈkæʧɪŋ N A SD many ˈmɛni NV S fish fɪʃ NVAR PSD in ɪn N A SD many ˈmɛni NV places. ˈpleɪsəz ˈpleɪsɪz 
Catching many fish in many places.

insecticidetreated ɪnˈsɛktəˌsaɪd  ˈtritəd NV D mosquito məˈskitoʊ NV nets nɛts NV D are ɑr VA D used juzd just NV R PSD to tu NVA SD cover ˈkʌvər R D the ðə(ði) NV SD place pleɪs NVAR PSD in ɪn N A SD which wɪʧ a ə eɪ NV SD person ˈpɜrsən NV sleeps slips NV R PSD to tu V SD prevent prɪˈvɛnt NV mosquitos məˈskitoʊz A PSD from frʌm frɑm NVA D biting ˈbaɪtɪŋ A SD them. ðɛm 
Insecticidetreated mosquito nets are used to cover the place in which a person sleeps to prevent mosquitos from biting them.

R D The ðə(ði) NV nets nɛts NV D are ɑr V J provided prəˈvaɪdəd prəˈvaɪdɪd R widely, ˈwaɪdli R SD often ˈɔfən ˈɔftən N A PSD at æt lowcost loʊ  kɑst N J SD or ɔr ər NVAR SD even ˈiv(ə)n NVAR SD free. fri 
The nets are provided widely, often at lowcost or even free.

R D The ðə(ði) NVA SD World wɜrld N S Health hɛlθ N D Organization ˌɔrgənəˈzeɪʃən NV says sɛz sɪz NV D access ˈækˌsɛs NV R PSD to tu R D the ðə(ði) NV nets nɛts V helped hɛlpt NV SD reach riʧ a ə eɪ NV SD drop drɑp drɔp NVAR PSD in ɪn N malaria məˈlɛriə N deaths. dɛθs 
The World Health Organization says access to the nets helped reach a drop in malaria deaths.

R D The ðə(ði) N SD WHO hu NVA D found faʊnd a ə eɪ 60 N AR SD percent pərˈsɛnt N reduction rəˈdʌkʃən riˈdʌkʃən A PSD from frʌm frɑm 2000 NV R PSD to tu 2015. 
The WHO found a 60 percent reduction from 2000 to 2015.

NVAR SD More mɔr RJPSD than ðæn 150 N A D million ˈmɪljən NV nets nɛts NV D were wɜr NVA P given ˈgɪvən ˈgɪvɪn NV R PSD to tu N countries ˈkʌntriz N RJ SD where wɛr N malaria məˈlɛriə V exists ɪgˈzɪsts NVAR PSD in ɪn 2015. 
More than 150 million nets were given to countries where malaria exists in 2015.

Rebecca NVAR PSD Short ʃɔrt NV is ɪz R D the ðə(ði) NVA SD lead lid lɛd N investigator ɪnˈvɛstəˌgeɪtər N PSD of ʌv R D the ðə(ði) NVAR SD new nu nju NV SD research. riˈsɜrʧ ˈrisərʧ 
Rebecca Short is the lead investigator of the new research.

N A SD She ʃi NV is ɪz NV studying ˈstʌdiɪŋ JPSD for fɔr N R D her hɜr NV doctorate ˈdɑktərət NVAR PSD in ɪn R D the ðə(ði) N SD ocean ˈoʊʃən NV resources ˈrisɔrsɪz NVA S field fild N A PSD at æt N A D Imperial ɪmˈpɪriəl N A SD College ˈkɑlɪʤ N London. ˈlʌndən 
She is studying for her doctorate in the ocean resources field at Imperial College London.

NVAR PSD Short ʃɔrt NV is ɪz VA based beɪst NVAR PSD in ɪn N Mozambique. ˌmoʊzæmˈbik ˌmoʊzəmˈbik 
Short is based in Mozambique.

N A SD She ʃi NV says sɛz sɪz N A SD she ʃi NV sees siz N A SD many ˈmɛni NV SD people ˈpipəl N R SD there ðɛr NV using ˈjuzɪŋ N insecticide ɪnˈsɛktəˌsaɪd V treated ˈtritəd ˈtritɪd NV nets nɛts NV R PSD to tu NV S fish. fɪʃ 
She says she sees many people there using insecticide treated nets to fish.

NVA Fishing ˈfɪʃɪŋ N AR SD this ðɪs NVAR SD way weɪ NV is ɪz NVAR SD easy ˈizi NV RJ SD and ænd NVAR SD low loʊ NVA SD cost. kɑst kɔst 
Fishing this way is easy and low cost.

NV RJPSD But, bʌt N AR SD this ðɪs NV D could kʊd NV SD result rɪˈzʌlt NVAR PSD in ɪn N AR higher ˈhaɪər NV numbers ˈnʌmbərz N PSD of ʌv N fishermen ˈfɪʃərmɪn NV RJ SD and ænd V decreasing dɪˈkrisɪŋ ˈdiˌkrisɪŋ NV numbers ˈnʌmbərz N PSD of ʌv N A JP D an ən R S already ɔlˈrɛdi ɔˈrɛdi NVA limited ˈlɪmətəd ˈlɪmɪtɪd NVAR SD supply səˈplaɪ ˈsʌpli N PSD of ʌv NV S fish. fɪʃ 
But, this could result in higher numbers of fishermen and decreasing numbers of an already limited supply of fish.

NVAR PSD Short ʃɔrt NV RJ SD and ænd N R D her hɜr N coworkers ˈkoʊˈwɜrkərz V D did dɪd a ə eɪ NVAR SD small smɔl AR online ˈɔnˌlaɪn NV S study ˈstʌdi NV R PSD to tu V SD learn lɜrn AR PSD about əˈbaʊt R D the ðə(ði) NVA S size saɪz N PSD of ʌv R D the ðə(ði) NV SD issue. ˈɪʃu 
Short and her coworkers did a small online study to learn about the size of the issue.

SD They ðeɪ V gave geɪv R D the ðə(ði) NV D survey ˈsɜrˌveɪ sərˈveɪ NV R PSD to tu N D conservation, ˌkɑnsərˈveɪʃən N S health hɛlθ NV RJ SD and ænd N D development dɪˈvɛləpmənt N workers ˈwɜrkərz AR D worldwide. ˈwɜrlˈdwaɪd 
They gave the survey to conservation, health and development workers worldwide.

R D Nearly ˈnɪrli 100 NV SD people, ˈpipəl A PSD from frʌm frɑm N Senegal ˌsɛnəˈgɔl NV R PSD to tu Samoa, V reported ˌriˈpɔrtəd rɪˈpɔrtəd NVA J D seeing ˈsiɪŋ mosquitonet məˈskitoʊ  nɛt NVA fishing. ˈfɪʃɪŋ 
Nearly 100 people, from Senegal to Samoa, reported seeing mosquitonet fishing.

"I aɪ don't doʊnt doʊn NV SD think θɪŋk NVAR SD even ˈiv(ə)n SD we wi VA D expected ɪkˈspɛktəd ɪkˈspɛktɪd NV R PSD to tu NV SD get gɛt gɪt R D the ðə(ði) NV results rɪˈzʌlts N ARJ SD that ðæt SD we wi V D did, dɪd NVAR D pretty ˈprɪti N AR SD much mʌʧ N R everywhere ˈɛvriˌwɛr ˈɛvrihˌwɛr N ARJ SD that ðæt N malaria's məˈlɛriəz a ə eɪ NV SD risk, rɪsk N R SD there's ðɛrz NV SD people ˈpipəl NVA fishing ˈfɪʃɪŋ N R PSD with wɪð wɪθ N A SD these ðiz NV nets. nɛts " NVAR PSD Short ʃɔrt NV says. sɛz sɪz 
"I aɪ don't doʊnt doʊn NV SD think θɪŋk NVAR SD even ˈiv(ə)n SD we wi VA D expected ɪkˈspɛktəd ɪkˈspɛktɪd NV R PSD to tu NV SD get gɛt gɪt R D the ðə(ði) NV results rɪˈzʌlts N ARJ SD that ðæt SD we wi V D did, dɪd " NVAR PSD Short ʃɔrt NV says. sɛz sɪz 
“I don't think even we expected to get the results that we did,” Short says.

NVAR D "Pretty ˈprɪti N AR SD much mʌʧ N R everywhere ˈɛvriˌwɛr ˈɛvrihˌwɛr N ARJ SD that ðæt N malaria's məˈlɛriəz a ə eɪ NV SD risk, rɪsk N R SD there's ðɛrz NV SD people ˈpipəl NVA fishing ˈfɪʃɪŋ N R PSD with wɪð wɪθ N A SD these ðiz NV nets. nɛts " 
“Pretty much everywhere that malaria's a risk, there's people fishing with these nets.”

N AR SD Some sʌm N PSD of ʌv R D the ðə(ði) NVA SD time taɪm R D the ðə(ði) NVA fishing ˈfɪʃɪŋ V was wʌz wɑz NVA S simple, ˈsɪmpəl NV RJ SD and ænd NV D would wʊd NVAR SD just ʤʌst V SD involve, ɪnˈvɑlv 
Some of the time the fishing was simple, and would just involve,

"A ə eɪ NVA D couple ˈkʌpəl NV SD people ˈpipəl NV dragging ˈdrægɪŋ a ə eɪ NV R net nɛt N AR PSD through θru R D the ðə(ði) NVA S water, ˈwɔtər " NVAR PSD Short ʃɔrt NV says. sɛz sɪz 
“A couple people dragging a net through the water,” Short says.

N A SD She ʃi VA D said sɛd R D the ðə(ði) smallscale smɔl  skeɪl NV R net nɛt NVA fishing ˈfɪʃɪŋ NV SD can kæn V SD provide prəˈvaɪd a ə eɪ NVAR SD good gʊd gɪd NV D source sɔrs N PSD of ʌv N protein ˈproʊˌtin NV RJ SD and ænd N A SD money ˈmʌni N RJPSD without wɪˈθaʊt wɪˈðaʊt AR S serious ˈsɪriəs N problems. ˈprɑbləmz 
She said the smallscale net fishing can provide a good source of protein and money without serious problems.

N A SD She ʃi RJ SD also ˈɔlsoʊ VA D said sɛd N AR SD this ðɪs NV SD can kæn NV SD be bi NVAR SD good gʊd gɪd JPSD for fɔr N women, ˈwɪmən N SD who hu NV D are ɑr R SD often ˈɔfən ˈɔftən V prevented prɪˈvɛntɪd A PSD from frʌm frɑm NV D doing ˈduɪŋ NVAR SD more mɔr A profitable ˈprɑfətəbəl NVA SD work. wɜrk 
She also said this can be good for women, who are often prevented from doing more profitable work.

RJ SD However, ˌhaʊˈɛvər R D the ðə(ði) N researchers ˈrisərʧərz NVA D found faʊnd AR wider, ˈwaɪdər NV RJ SD and ænd NVAR SD more mɔr VA damaging, ˈdæmɪʤɪŋ NV SD use juz jus N PSD of ʌv NV D mosquito məˈskitoʊ NV nets nɛts N R elsewhere. ˈɛlˌswɛr 
However, the researchers found wider, and more damaging, use of mosquito nets elsewhere.

R D The ðə(ði) NV S study ˈstʌdi V describes dɪˈskraɪbz NV cases, ˈkeɪsəz ˈkeɪsɪz N RJPSD as æz NVAR PSD in ɪn N Bangladesh, ˈbæŋləˌdɛʃ N RJ SD where wɛr N fishermen ˈfɪʃərmɪn VA blocked blɑkt N A D entire ɪnˈtaɪər NV S river ˈrɪvər NV spans spænz N R PSD with wɪð wɪθ NV D mosquito məˈskitoʊ NV nets. nɛts 
The study describes cases, as in Bangladesh, where fishermen blocked entire river spans with mosquito nets.

NVAR PSD In ɪn N A SD these ðiz NV cases, ˈkeɪsəz ˈkeɪsɪz NVAR PSD Short ʃɔrt NV says, sɛz sɪz R D "Obviously, ˈɑbviəsli R D absolutely ˌæbsəˈlutli N R SD nothing ˈnʌθɪŋ NV gets gɛts gɪts N AR PSD through. θru " 
In these cases, Short says, “Obviously, absolutely nothing gets through.”

VA Conflicting kənˈflɪktɪŋ NV results. rɪˈzʌlts 
Conflicting results.

NVA Fishing ˈfɪʃɪŋ N R PSD with wɪð wɪθ NV D mosquito məˈskitoʊ NV nets nɛts NV is ɪz N A SD illegal ɪˈligəl NVAR PSD in ɪn N A SD many ˈmɛni NV places ˈpleɪsəz ˈpleɪsɪz NV R PSD to tu NV SD keep kip R D the ðə(ði) NV S fish fɪʃ N SD population ˌpɑpjəˈleɪʃən NVA S safe. seɪf 
Fishing with mosquito nets is illegal in many places to keep the fish population safe.

NV RJPSD But bʌt NVAR PSD Short ʃɔrt NV is ɪz N RJ SD not nɑt N AR SD sure ʃʊr N ARJ SD that ðæt NV is ɪz R D the ðə(ði) NVAR SD best bɛst NVAR SD way weɪ NV R PSD to tu NV SD control kənˈtroʊl R D the ðə(ði) NV SD method. ˈmɛθəd 
But Short is not sure that is the best way to control the method.

N R SD "There's ðɛrz A SD huge hjuʤ juʤ NV issues ˈɪʃuz N R PSD with wɪð wɪθ N enforcement, ɛnˈfɔrsmənt " N A SD she ʃi NV says. sɛz sɪz 
“There's huge issues with enforcement,” she says.

NV R SD "Do du doʊ V SD you ju NVA SD put pʊt a ə eɪ NVA SD mother ˈmʌðər who's huz NVA D trying ˈtraɪɪŋ traɪŋ NV R PSD to tu NV SD feed fid N R D her hɜr NV kids kɪdz NVAR PSD in ɪn NV SD prison ˈprɪzən JPSD for fɔr N A D three θri N D years jɪrz jərz NVAR SD just ʤʌst JPSD for fɔr NV using ˈjuzɪŋ a ə eɪ NV D mosquito məˈskitoʊ NV R net nɛt NV R PSD to tu NV S fish fɪʃ N R PSD with? wɪð wɪθ " 
“Do you put a mother who's trying to feed her kids in prison for three years just for using a mosquito net to fish with?”

N Tim tɪm McClanahan NV is ɪz a ə eɪ NVA reef rif N scientist ˈsaɪəntɪst N R PSD with wɪð wɪθ R D the ðə(ði) N D Wildlife ˈwaɪlˌdlaɪf N D Conservation ˌkɑnsərˈveɪʃən N A D Society. səˈsaɪəti 
Tim McClanahan is a reef scientist with the Wildlife Conservation Society.

N A SD He hi VA D has hæz V questioned ˈkwɛsʧənd R D the ðə(ði) NV benefits ˈbɛnəfɪts mosquitonet məˈskitoʊ  nɛt N fishers ˈfɪʃərz NV D are ɑr R reportedly rɪˈpɔrtədli NV gaining. ˈgeɪnɪŋ 
He has questioned the benefits mosquitonet fishers are reportedly gaining.

N A SD He hi NV says sɛz sɪz N A SD many ˈmɛni NV SD people ˈpipəl V SD believe bɪˈliv N ARJ SD that, ðæt 
He says many people believe that,

RJPSD "because bɪˈkɔz R D the ðə(ði) N A S poor pur NV RJ SD and ænd N women ˈwɪmən NV D are ɑr NV D doing ˈduɪŋ N A SD it, ɪt N A SD it ɪt NV is ɪz VA improving ɪmˈpruvɪŋ R D their ðɛr N SD food fud N A SD security. sɪˈkjʊrəti " 
“because the poor and women are doing it, it is improving their food security.”

RJ SD However, ˌhaʊˈɛvər D his hɪz NV SD research riˈsɜrʧ ˈrisərʧ VA D has hæz NVA D found faʊnd N ARJ SD that ðæt NV is ɪz N RJ SD not nɑt R SD always ˈɔlˌweɪz ˈɔlwiz NVAR SD true. tru 
However, his research has found that is not always true.

N Fishery N A management ˈmænəʤmənt ˈmænɪʤmənt NV methods ˈmɛθədz NV SD include ɪnˈklud NVA D catching ˈkæʧɪŋ AR D larger, ˈlɑrʤər fullgrown fʊl  groʊn NV S fish fɪʃ N ARJ SD that ðæt NV SD have hæv V D had hæd NVA SD time taɪm NV R PSD to tu NV S produce ˈproʊdus prəˈdus N S children. ˈʧɪldrən 
Fishery management methods include catching larger, fullgrown fish that have had time to produce children.

NV RJPSD But, bʌt Rebecca NVAR PSD Short's ʃɔrts NV S study ˈstʌdi V discusses dɪˈskʌsəz dɪˈskʌsɪz a ə eɪ VA debated dəˈbeɪtɪd NV SD method ˈmɛθəd V called kɔld VA "balanced ˈbælənst NV SD harvest. ˈhɑrvəst " 
But, Rebecca Short's study discusses a debated method called “balanced harvest.”

NVAR PSD In ɪn N AR SD this ðɪs NV SD method, ˈmɛθəd N fishers ˈfɪʃərz NVA SD try traɪ NV R PSD to tu NVA SD catch kæʧ NV S fish fɪʃ N PSD of ʌv N AR SD all ɔl NV sizes, ˈsaɪzəz ˈsaɪzɪz VA based beɪst NVAR PSD on ɑn(ɔn) R D the ðə(ði) NV numbers ˈnʌmbərz NVAR PSD in ɪn R D their ðɛr N SD population. ˌpɑpjəˈleɪʃən 
In this method, fishers try to catch fish of all sizes, based on the numbers in their population.

RJPSD Since sɪns NV D mosquito məˈskitoʊ NV nets nɛts NVA SD catch kæʧ D everything, ˈɛvriˌθɪŋ R D the ðə(ði) NV authors ˈɔθərz NV SD note, noʊt SD they ðeɪ NV SD may meɪ NV SD be bi NV helping. ˈhɛlpɪŋ 
Since mosquito nets catch everything, the authors note, they may be helping.

McClanahan V disagrees. dɪsəˈgriz 
McClanahan disagrees.

N A SD He hi NV says sɛz sɪz N AR SD this ðɪs N SD idea aɪˈdiə NV is ɪz N R "somewhere ˈsʌmˌwɛr N R PSD between bɪˈtwin NVAR SD wrong rɔŋ NV RJ SD and ænd A dangerous. ˈdeɪnʤərəs " 
He says this idea is “somewhere between wrong and dangerous.”

R D The ðə(ði) NV SD harvest ˈhɑrvəst A PSD from frʌm frɑm NV D mosquito məˈskitoʊ NV nets nɛts NV is ɪz N RJ SD not nɑt VA balanced, ˈbælənst N A SD he hi VA D 