How Agriculture Affects Endemic Fish

New York Times: Walking to Lake Andrapongy through a lengthy series of rice paddies and mud fields laced with zebu dung, we become disheartened. It looks as though more and more of the flood basin has succumbed to agriculture. The water is fetid on our approach and we expect yet another disappointment. One team member who went down to see the lake returns, exclaiming, “There’s nothing here in this schistosome-infested dung-hole!” Still, we approach some local fishermen and inquire whether the Damba (Paretroplus......

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