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Banking on the future

Ten years ago a fisherman from Chumphon started a successful crab conservation project that he hopes will continue long after he has gone

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Everybody from the Baan Koh Tiab fishing community in Chumphon knows Jang Fungfeung. 

Jang Fungfeung holds a pu ma .

Known by some as "The Old Man of the Sea", the 72-year-old is a co-founder of the Blue Swimming Crab Bank project; an initiative that helped increase the number of the poo ma crab, which hit an all-time low more than a decade ago.

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