Permalink: https://media.greenpeace.org/archive/Fisherman-at-Samrong-Canal-27MZIFIPQC_U.htmlConceptually similarPeople Living at Samrong CanalGP02BAUCompleted★★★★Fisherman at Samrong CanalGP02BAQCompleted★★★★Fisherman at Samrong CanalGP02BARCompleted★★★★People Living at Samrong CanalGP02BATCompleted★★★★Elderly Woman on Samrong CanalGP02BAKCompleted★★★★Elderly Woman on Samrong CanalGP02BALCompleted★★★★Elderly Woman on Samrong CanalGP02BE5Completed★★★★Fisherman at Samrong CanalGP02BANCompleted★★★★Mother with DaughterGP02BAPCompleted★★★★View AllGP02BE8Fisherman at Samrong CanalA man with a fishing net at Samrong canal. The canal provides not only food for families but also an income earnt from excess amount of fish being caught for consumption. Samrong canal in the Samut Prakan province is connected to the lower part of the Chao Phraya river. The upper part of the canal is home for thousands of families who uses the water for their livelihoods, such as fishery, aquaculture, agriculture, transportation, and daily domestic use such as cleaning and washing. The water quality deteriorates as it travels downstream.Locations:Chao Phraya River-Samut Prakan-Southeast Asia-ThailandDate:18 Aug, 2010Credit:© John Novis / GreenpeaceMaximum size:5616px X 3744pxKeywords:Asian ethnicities-Canals-Chemical industry-Day-Fishers-Fishing (activity)-Fishing cages-Fishing nets-KWCI (GPI)-Local population-Men-One person-Outdoors-River dumping-River pollution-Rivers-Toxics (campaign title)-Water pollutionShoot:Chao Phraya River DocumentationRiver and water use documentation of the Chao Phraya river. The Chao Phraya River basin is the largest in Thailand, draining approximately 30% of thecountry. Along its course this river passes through several cities, including Bangkok, andultimately flows into the Upper Gulf of Thailand. After passing through Bangkok, and before entering the Gulf, the Chao Phraya flows through Samut Prakan Province. A number of large canals connect to the Chao Phraya in this province, an area that houses a wide range of industrial facilities. A recent Greenpeace report reveals hazardous chemicals in the discharges from these factories, and high levels of toxic pollution in the canals. The study shows the presence of heavy metals, hormone disrupting chemicals, and human carcinogens in water and sediments.