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On Tonle Sap, Collusion, Corruption Mean Illegal Fishingi
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November 15, 2013 7:02 PM
Members of a fishing community in Battambang province say overfishing has increased in recent years, fueled in part by collusion between criminals and the authorities responsible for protecting them. Cambodia is facing a growing crisis from overfishing, as major fish stocks in the Tonle Sap lake are being depleted, diminishing a major source of protein for millions of people. In Kantrai village, Battambang province, fisherman Lorn Rim said the are “no fish now.” (Say Mony, Phnom Penh)

On Tonle Sap, Collusion, Corruption Mean Illegal Fishing

Published November 16, 2013

Members of a fishing community in Battambang province say overfishing has increased in recent years, fueled in part by collusion between criminals and the authorities responsible for protecting them. Cambodia is facing a growing crisis from overfishing, as major fish stocks in the Tonle Sap lake are being depleted, diminishing a major source of protein for millions of people. In Kantrai village, Battambang province, fisherman Lorn Rim said the are “no fish now.” (Say Mony, Phnom Penh)