Fish Market, Awassa, Ethiopia.

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Lake Awassa lies to the west of Awassa town, approx. 275 km south of Addis Abeba, the capital of Ethiopia. The lake supplies Awassa with all its water, and supports a thriving local fishery. Many earn their living either through fishing or related tea and food businesses along the shore.

More and more fishermen, though, nets with too small mesh, where already small fish gets caught, fish and other waste thrown back into the lake and soil erosion are leading to an increased environmental stress and ecological damage to the sea of which the local population is not yet cognizant of.
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Latitude: 7° 1' 57" N, Longitude: 38° 27' 37" E see »

Location: Hawassa, Ethiopia

Comments on panorama:

Very interesting panorama!
By Andrey Dorogin | 20/03/10 - 13:07:35 GMT +0100

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