Alexandra Cousteau Talks to CI’s David Emmett About Tonle Sap Lake

As part of a 100-day journey exploring the planet’s most crucial freshwater systems, Alexandra Cousteau – granddaughter of Jacques and daughter of Philippe – recently caught up with CI’s own David Emmett at Cambodia’s Tonle Sap Lake. As regional director of our Greater Mekong program, Emmett and his team are facing threats like deforestation and dam construction as they work to maintain the lake’s ability to provide food and fresh water for more than 3 million people.

Watch a short video of the Q&A below, and learn more about the communities and wildlife who make their homes near, in and on Southeast Asia’s largest lake.

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