Audio slideshow: Sea nomads

The Coral Triangle - stretching from the Solomon Islands to the waters around Indonesia, Malaysia, and the Philippines - is the global centre of marine biodiversity, according to the environmental group WWF.

But times are changing for the nomadic people who live there and harvest the sea.

Photojournalist James Morgan is working with WWF, and spent eight months getting to know the Bajau Laut community - who for centuries have lived at sea, but are now being encouraged to settle on land and join the monetary economy. Hear from him - and see how the Bajau are having to adapt.

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Photography by James Morgan. Map image courtesy Bing Maps. Music courtesy KPM Music.

Slideshow production by Paul Kerley. Publication date 6 February 2011.


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