Courtesy of Zhao Xinyi

Life in the Wake of Hainan’s Clam Shell Clampdown

After a province-wide ban on clam shell sales wiped out a thriving local industry, sellers in one coastal town had to choose: close up shop or move underground.

Workers unload giant clams at a dock in Tanmen, Hainan province, April 24, 2013. Meng Zhongde/VCG

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