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Articles in regional publications that pertain to a wide range of North Carolina-related topics.

Shrimp Economics: Coastal Tradition And Global Economy Converge

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North Carolina shrimpers are facing economic and cultural challenges. Imported shrimp decreases domestic prices. Most shrimp imports are farm-raised, while domestic is wild-caught. The rising cost of gas and insurance premiums eat into profits. North Carolina shrimpers, whose way of life goes back several generations, see a way of life disappearing.
Coastwatch (NoCar QH 91 A1 N62x), Vol. Issue , Winter 2004, p18-21, il