Fishermen pull in their nets from the Mekong river in Kandal province, Cambodia. Photo: AFP
Fishermen pull in their nets from the Mekong river in Kandal province, Cambodia. Photo: AFP
Diplomacy

Why are there fewer fish? Southeast Asia’s poor suffer as Chinese money floods Mekong River, depleting resources

Nearly 4,800km long, it is the world’s largest inland fishery, second only to the Amazon for its biodiversity. And now leaders from all concerned nations are meeting in Cambodia to discuss its future

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Fishermen pull in their nets from the Mekong river in Kandal province, Cambodia. Photo: AFP
Fishermen pull in their nets from the Mekong river in Kandal province, Cambodia. Photo: AFP
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