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.

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.
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