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Dal Lake, famed for its ornately-carved cedar houseboats, is the centrepiece of Srinagar?s tourist trade. But in the past two decades it has shrunk by more than half to 11 square kilometres and lost 12 meters in depth. Pollution is a big problem for the lake, in addition to the 7,500 people living on houseboats, another 50,000 people inhabit small islands in the area. Srinagar, Kashmir, India. © Fredrik Naumann/Felix Features