Can eco-tourism help save the ocean? Village Food in West Africa 1 day ago   09:36

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Indonesia's Coral Triangle is one of the most biodiverse places on the planet, but destructive fishing practices are threatening ocean life. Meet the conservation pioneers who are reviving these waters—bringing species back from the brink of extinction.

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Mohsin Mansoor
Thumbs up from Pakistan for this Amazing work
Baz Karim
7:12 baby shark do do do dodo baby shark 7:29 mommy shark doo doo doo doo doo
Baz Karim
tap the gray thumbs up button below 3 times
net81j
Ban Fishing Internationally!
Morten Brorson-Hansen
can underwater drones be used?? to capture, and possibly mark the pouching vessel with gps?? just wonder?
Alexey Kulikov
Why turtles and sharks are hunted? Where there is demand...
Frederick Ling
Borneo need you
Julia Y
this is on my bucket list
megan strahle
This is amazing - the only issue i have is that the resort is only attainable to "luxury" customers, but in this time and age it is the younger crowd whom travels more, and is in touch with social media and word of mouth marketing and are very sustainable minded. I think it would be much more successful if accessing the eco-resorts globally was affordable to more social classes.
Juan Carlos Molina
Excelent, we have so much to do, in order to conserve our Paradise. Dominican Republic.
Y H C
No no no. It only brings destruction.
brendo
THIS is what progress looks like. Well done.
brendo
Thank you for finally covering some of the most important topics affecting this next generation.
I P
I blame Michael Cohen
slimturnpike
So basically you have to be rich to have access to these islands.
Zhai4253
Does anyone know the name of the beautiful piece of music at the start of the video?
Jyoti Ranjan Pradhan
Heroes

You guys are Heroes
hardi njo
as someone who was born in Indonesia, I feel sad that it has to be foreginers who are fixing our issues.
tristan ferencevic
screw those poachers jerks lets get rid of them all because this pisses me off they just murder those animals we need to stop them
James
So white people come in, "fence up" the island, and locals cannot use the waters to eat and feed their families, which was something they ere doing for generations.
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Village Food in West Africa Can eco-tourism help save the ocean? 1 day ago   23:48

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Many thanks to Afia Tours (https://www.afiatours-ghana.com/) for taking on this amazing village food day trip in Ghana (Note: I paid for this tour, it is not sponsored, but I fully recommend it - it was awesome)!

It was about a three hour drive from Accra to get to the village. The village was somewhere in the central Cape Coast region of Ghana (however no near to the coast, but much inland). The people from the village were so incredibly friendly, and it was one of the most genuinely hospitable and friendly villages I’ve ever visited. It was an honor and privilege to spend time at the village.

As we arrived, they had already started cooking some Ghanaian food specialties. One the menu, we had banku with okra soup, fufu (a staple of West African food) with palm nut soup, and finally fried plantains with beans. All the food was incredibly good, and it was one of the best bowls of fufu I ate during my entire time in Ghana.

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