Dolphins and fishermen work together in Myanmar’s Irrawaddy River, where the marine mammals are under threat from overfishing. U Aung Thinn (above) has been practising this form of cooperative fishing since the age of 12. Dolphins and fishermen work together in Myanmar’s Irrawaddy River, where the marine mammals are under threat from overfishing. U Aung Thinn (above) has been practising this form of cooperative fishing since the age of 12.
Dolphins and fishermen work together in Myanmar’s Irrawaddy River, where the marine mammals are under threat from overfishing. U Aung Thinn (above) has been practising this form of cooperative fishing since the age of 12.

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Fishermen’s friends: dolphins under threat in Myanmar, but eco-tour group works to save them

  • Dolphins that work with fishermen on the Irrawaddy River are threatened by overfishing
  • An ecologist and a tour group are working to assure the survival of the critically endangered mammals and the fishermen’s livelihoods

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Dolphins and fishermen work together in Myanmar’s Irrawaddy River, where the marine mammals are under threat from overfishing. U Aung Thinn (above) has been practising this form of cooperative fishing since the age of 12. Dolphins and fishermen work together in Myanmar’s Irrawaddy River, where the marine mammals are under threat from overfishing. U Aung Thinn (above) has been practising this form of cooperative fishing since the age of 12.
Dolphins and fishermen work together in Myanmar’s Irrawaddy River, where the marine mammals are under threat from overfishing. U Aung Thinn (above) has been practising this form of cooperative fishing since the age of 12.
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