An artisanal fisherman with traditional fishing gear walks along a distributary of the #Ganges in Bangladesh’s #Sundarbans (The Ganges is called Padma here.) ——————————————— Riverine fishing is 40,000 years old. it dates back to the Pleistocene. In South Asia it is now desperate and threatened, teetering on the non-viable. For the next few days, I’ll post images from This Fishing Life, a series I am working on, on #artisanalfisheries and #traditionalfishermen along South Asia’s rivers. #rivers

by aratikumarrao http://ift.tt/1Q63cqM
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