A major part of the Somalian economy used to depend on fishing but not anymore because big foreign corporations over-fish the sea and major pollution are killing the fish and people living on the coast. A lot of these pirates are skinny teenagers that would kill to have what just about everyone in western society got. Piracy is just about the only way to make money there.

Piracy off the coast of Somalia has been a threat to international shipping since the second phase of the Somali Civil War in the early 21st century.



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