James Morgan

Tomian Island, Wakatobi, Sulawes, INDONESIA

A Bajau fisherman, with the day's catch of Grouper, brings them to the storage nets of an export company, where they'll be kept until ready for export. This particular company insists on a sustainable catching system using traditional fishing methods, but many others actively encourage their fishermen to use cyanide which devastates whole reef colonies as the deadly mixture is dispersed widely by currents and is thought to be more destructive, in the long term, than dynamite fishing. The Bajau (Bajo) Laut are an ethnic group of Malay origin, they have for centuries lived out their lives almost entirely at sea, plying a tract of ocean between Malaysia, the Philippines and Indonesia.

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James Morgan
Tomian Island, Wakatobi, Sulawes
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