A group protesting a seemingly outdated reclamation project’s lethal effects on marine life in what had been part of Nagasaki Prefecture’s Isahaya Bay asked the fisheries ministry on Friday to abandon the project.

It was the 1,000th day since a section of the bay was choked off by floodgates, which the Association to Protect the Natural Environment of Isahaya says has resulted in the death of mudskippers and other marine creatures.

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