Cambodia – Fishing communities and overfishing

The excited kids ran along the banks and waved to us. The whole river was one massive fishing enterprise with all manner of methods. It was a wonder that any fish survived!

Even the tiny fish were taken and ground into fish paste. It was all sold in the local markets.

The overfishing, on commercial and family enterprise, was taking all the fish. It was obvious to me that this could not possibly be sustainable.

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