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February 10, 2020

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43 2 INTO THE WIND: Cha Zhengnan, a fisherman, sits on his boat on Poyang Lake. 3 BEACHED: Abandoned boats lie on the dry lake bed of the Poyang. The lake's water levels are at a 60-year low. 4 TANGLE: A fisherman clears his net. Without fishing, one says, "our sources of income have been cut off. We don't have anything else." 5 STUCK: A boat is stranded on the Poyang's lake bed. "The Three Gorges [Dam] is blocking off all the water," says fisherman Zhang Yingsheng. "Every win- ter is like this now, but this year is especially low." 6 ANCIENT PATHS: Qianyan Bridge, built from stone during the Ming dynasty, spans the lake bed of the Poyang. 3 4 5 6

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