15th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Dead trees

Years ago, due to the energy crisis, the authorities had to supported any hydroelectric projects, many dams were built to reserve the water, the more dams built, the less forest existed, thousand hectares of forest had been destroyed and replaced by the immense lakes... What remained were some dead trees lonely reflected here and there as the relics of jungle. To exist, the local people had to transformed themselves from the farmers to the fishermen, they started to learn how to catch fish!

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 05.2017
Date Uploaded: 11.2017
Photo Location: Vietnam
Camera: NIKON D4
Copyright: © HOANG LONG Ly