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Eritrea’s Marine Resource: Worth Exploring, Worth Investing In (Part I)

BY SEMIR SEID | SHABAIT

Eritrea has a coastline of more than 1,350 km along the south-western coast of the Red Sea, rich in diverse marine resources and habitat. The territorial waters cover an area of about 55,000 km2.

The region and particularly the coastal line and the offshore islands embrace an average of 31°while in the Danakil Depression (100 meters below sea level) the temperature is 38 – 50°C. The harsh climate never prevents people from living in and gaining from the diverse resources the sea offers. Continue reading Eritrea’s Marine Resource: Worth Exploring, Worth Investing In (Part I)