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Woman Collecting Fish at Sunset

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.


A woman is collecting fish and sipu at sunset in the Dili District.


UN Photo/Martine Perret

09 July 2009

Dili, Timor-Leste

Photo # 403761

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Taken on July 9, 2009