WWF conservation work – Mekong Delta, Cambodia


April 9, 2014 – Stung Treng (Cambodia). A local fisherwoman collects small fishes out a net on an island inside the Ramsar protected area. © Thomas Cristofoletti for WWF-UK

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Shoot the Earth Photographer Thomas Christofoletti  joined  WWF in Cambodia to document WWFs  conservation work in the Greater Mekong, Cambodia.  They travelled along the river reporting on the livelihoods of the people who depend on the Mekong river and the environmental threats to the region.  Click the image to read WWFs Amy Langridge blog  about the trip.

Please see this link to a blog by WWF about the trip  blogs.wwf.org.uk/blog/habitats/the-livelihood-benefits-from-river-conservation/

Thomas is based in Cambodia and is available for assignments within country and South East Asia.

 

April 9, 2014 – Stung Treng (Cambodia). A bird takes off from a tree in the flooded forest inside the Ramsar protected area. © Thomas Cristofoletti for WWF-UK

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

April 9, 2014 – Stung Treng (Cambodia). A view of the flooded forest inside the Ramsar protected area. © Thomas Cristofoletti for WWF-UK

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

April 9, 2014 – Koh Preah (Cambodia). A woman cleans a bunch of bamboo sticks in the river. Once dried they’re used to build the floor of the local houses. © Thomas Cristofoletti for WWF-UK

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

April 11, 2014 – Kampi – Kratie (Cambodia). Mr. Sor Chamraon, one of the river guards, shows an illegal net that has recently been confiscated. © Thomas Cristofoletti for WWF-UK

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

April 9, 2014 – Koh Preah (Cambodia). Fishermen at work in front of Koh Preah. © Thomas Cristofoletti for WWF-U

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

April 9, 2014 – Koh Preah (Cambodia). A man makes a traditional basket to sell at the local market. © Thomas Cristofoletti for WWF-UK

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

April 10, 2014 – Koh Pdao (Cambodia). A woman prepares the soil to grow vegetables. © Thomas Cristofoletti for WWF-UK

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

April 10, 2014 – Koh Pdao (Cambodia). A woman prepares the food for her pigs. Pig raising is a common activity on the island and represents a reliable soure of incomes for the locals. © Thomas Cristofoletti for WWF-UK

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

April 10, 2014 – Koh Pdao (Cambodia). Ms. Duk Savun and her sister feed their chickens. Chicken and pig raising, are the most common activities on the island and represent a reliable soure of incomes for the locals. © Thomas Cristofoletti for WWF-UK

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

April 11, 2014 – Kampi – Kratie (Cambodia). Wooden carving handicrafts are produced to be sold in the local market. © Thomas Cristofoletti for WWF-UK

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

April 11, 2014 – Kampi – Kratie (Cambodia). Ms. Chhneang Nalin is one of the handicraft seller in Kampi. © Thomas Cristofoletti for WWF-UK

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