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missing out on tens of millions of dollars in revenue and bring your child structure reports from any occupied west bank. the also but don't they help his nephews pick the family's tobacco crop in the north of the occupied west bank he worked in israel for more than two decades but israeli government restrictions on freedom of movement for palestinians forced him to quit his job five years ago without a single source he says the local tobacco industry has to be regulated because farmers aren't paying taxes. but it's easy money when there are so few jobs around and. the palestinian authority finds other work than most people would stop growing tobacco they should make jobs for the young generation the university graduates who helped to back up the twenty to thirty dollars a day they studied science and finance and they have to do this to back needs very little water to thrive palestinians have grown as in this area for generations but
not on this scale they say israel's control of water inland resources means they have little choice but to grow it wherever they can. the palestinian authority says unemployment in the occupied west bank has almost doubled to around nine hundred percent in the last twenty years feels like this one used to be used to grow crops like wheat and barley but not anymore before israel started building the separation wall in two thousand and two many people in this area used to work in israel but now there are villages in this area where virtually every family is in some way involved in the tobacco business. this is one of many small tobacco processing plants in the area. farmers sell their dried leaves to traders for just over ten dollars a kilo. we were afraid the p.a. could confiscate his tobacco says this worker but others say the p.a.
usually ignores them because it knows so many people depend only on regulated industry for their livelihood demand for tobacco is high. foreign cigarettes are five times more expensive than those locally produced but it's estimated the p.a. is missing out on tens of millions of dollars in tax revenue a year from a local show back industry has some way to calculate how much of the deficit the tobacco industry would cover i'd say somewhere between twenty to thirty percent if we control the smuggled and locally produced tobacco. says he and thousands of other people have no choice but to keep growing tobacco a plant that kills those who use it but one which many palestinians depend upon to survive at al-jazeera joubert in the occupied west bank.
one of the biggest problems facing our oceans and the loss of seagrass meadows one check rule for roughly fifteen percent of the ocean's total carbon storage and perhaps earth they hope to wife as much carbon dioxide as rain forest and they're also crushing marine habitats for many endangered ocean species. but here on elkhorn slew in central california the tide could be turning for sea grass thanks
to some unexpected allies. trying to meet their. this nine hundred hectare as she wary is where rivers throughout this region meet the pacific ocean this is the agricultural powerhouse of the united states and fertilizer and pesticide runoff threaten the balance of this delicate ecosystem so having farmers so close to the ocean on what what impact does that have on the water quality well anywhere where you coastal environments close to urban centers coastal environments close. you get problems like this. it grows the tarp the rocks it eventually. start composing over half of the world's seagrass meadows are in decline but here in al corn slew they're making
a surprising comeback. oh wow. at one time there were thousands of sea otters in california but in the eighteen hundreds they were hunted to near extinction for their soft fur pelts. there are now more than one hundred in this as consuming a staggering one hundred thousand crabs per year. this federation is appetite has helped restore the balance of this ecosystem by triggering a chain reaction known as a trophic cascade. sea otters the crabs lower crop numbers allows smaller invertebrates like sea slugs to thrive and these creatures are crucial for the health of seagrass by eating build up on the leaves they allow sunlight to reach the plants. because sea otters are so crucial to the
ecosystem scientists are carefully monitoring their slow and steady come back. they capture them and tag them with radio devices. finally here work really well. she was probably very close. what's the purpose of proper we go out seven days a week is to go out and find individuals see where they are what they're doing. other part of it is a stuff so we can understand the distribution of orders in this area what are they eating and how are they doing health wise there is one right there that's three four nine six so that beeping is an otter that peeping is from the radio transmitter that's surgically implanted with her help system ok. why don't you take a look yet you're out in there.
along the west coast of north america researchers have noticed that the return of top level predators is having an impact on restoring all kinds of underwater life and the entire ocean system. what the sea otters do it's kind of turns the tables against. groupings of facts of single living crabs essentially the same grass an advantage again so if we introduce top predators like sea otters to ecosystems around the world will it have a knock on the potentially in the prediction is yes so if you re store food webs which means a lot of times bringing back a top predator to a system that was wiped out we have a great potential for restoring the health of that system.
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