This is the ‘Freshwater Fish Exhibition’ - a fish farm and a large gathering hall. All floating villages on the Tonle Sap lake depend on fishing to survive. The Tonle Sap is the largest inland body of water in Southeast Asia and is a true nutritional bounty -- its annual fish catch provides Cambodia with two-thirds of its protein.  Environmentalists, however, are worried about the alarming deforestation of the surrounding flood forests, which is destroying wet-season fish habitats.  Living on Water: Floating Villages by Tiffany Chu

Living on Water: Floating Villages

This is the ‘Freshwater Fish Exhibition’ - a fish farm and a large gathering hall. All floating villages on the Tonle Sap lake depend on fishing to survive. The Tonle Sap is the largest inland body of water in Southeast Asia and is a true nutritional bounty -- its annual fish catch provides Cambodia with two-thirds of its protein. Environmentalists, however, are worried about the alarming deforestation of the surrounding flood forests, which is destroying wet-season fish habitats.

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