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An insight into an Indonesian community who rely solely on the ocean for their existence, the Bajau Laut. Living on nutrient-rich coral waters, the Bajau have developed traditional fishing methods to suit their unique environment. We meet Sulbin, an underwater hunter and living proof of just how far this community have adapted to life on the sea.
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16 March 2011

Classroom Ideas

Locate Sulawesi Island. Students could compare their lives to one where there is a dependence on subsistence hunting, relying solely on an ocean ecosystem. Introduce the concept of conservation. Use the clip to show how people adapt to a unique environment.

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