Pearl Farming in French Polynesia ……


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  1. This video is a little confusing and the thought of cutting a pocket inside the flesh sounds unkind. As well, when it was mentioned the farmers prefer quantity to quality, I lost interest.

    Interesting video.


    1. Hi…… I could have chosen a shinier video I suppose, but I chose this one because it is about an emerging profession that chose to combine the preservation of natural diversity with a job, rather than using a rampantly exploitative capitalistic approach that is preferred over in oriental countries etc. Over there, they kill the clams brutally and sell the meat which is very expensive; frankly it turned my stomach…..


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