Women Collecting Fish at Sunset in Dili District

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women fishing from boat at sunset
Women are seen collecting fish and sipu at sunset in the Dili District. Image: Martine Perret/UN Photo

Women collecting fish on Asia coast at sunset in the Dili District.

(WNN) TILMOR-LESTE: As in all coastal communities in Timor-Leste, the ocean both feeds and sustains villagers. For generations coastal communities in Asia have relied on a wide range of fish for their livelihoods. However, fish stocks in South-East Asia are being significantly depleted due to illegal fishing and overfishing.

09 July 2009
Dili, Timor-Leste
Image: Martine Perret/UN Photo
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