Fishing for Sardinia's red coral: A dangerous but profitable business

Known as the red gold of Sardinia, the red coral that dots the seabed of the Italian island can sell for as much as €80 per gram. Fishing for this precious resource is strictly regulated to protect the coral for years to come. But the local market is being flooded with fakes. Our France 2 colleagues report, with FRANCE 24's Olivia Bizot.

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