Khone Falls

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The Deadliest Catch

The fishermen of Si Phan Don in the south of Laos risk their lives on a daily basis to catch just enough fish for their own consumption. Fragile fish traps ingeniously mounted in the rushing waters of the Khone Falls catch Mekong Catfish swimming upstream to their spawning grounds. Ten planned dams in the Mekong River may destroy the livelihood of these men.

Ronald de Hommel - Photoseries

Mekong

Deadliest Catch: the Khone Falls

Fishermen risk their lives every day, just to catch a meal of fish, in the raging Khone Falls of southern Laos.

André van der Stouwe - Articles

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