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  • Jungles in Paris '17 Channel Trailer

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    Spotlighting craft, culture, geography and wildlife, we aim to celebrate subjects—human and non-human alike—that are often at risk of extinction in a globalized, growth-driven 21st century. Show less
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    • Weaving a Seven-Day Scarf (Patacancha, Peru) - Duration: 11 minutes.

      • 9 months ago
      • 1,138 views
      For women in the Andes, days of work go into making a single traditional woolen scarf.

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    • The Medicine Man (San Martin, Peru) - Duration: 6 minutes, 46 seconds.

      • 1 year ago
      • 938 views
      In the Amazon, an aging plant healer named Rosendo uses extensive knowledge of his natural surroundings to help ailing patients. Will his sons inherit the role?

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    • The Palm Tree Harvester (La Gomera, Canary Islands) - Duration: 4 minutes, 4 seconds.

      • 1 year ago
      • 900 views
      On a mid-Atlantic island, harvesters take to the palm trees to collect a sweet, golden-brown liquid called "miel de palma." Anyone with a fear of heights need not apply.

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    • Jungles in Paris '17 Channel Trailer - Duration: 111 seconds.

      • 1 year ago
      • 1,496 views
      Spotlighting craft, culture, geography and wildlife, we aim to celebrate subjects—human and non-human alike—that are often at risk of extinction in a globalized, growth-driven 21st century.
    • The Last Whale Tooth Carver (Nantucket, Massachusetts) - Duration: 4 minutes, 14 seconds.

      • 2 years ago
      • 8,025 views
      Mike Vienneau is a scrimshander, meaning he carves designs onto whale teeth. Said to be the oldest non-indigenous American art form, scrimshaw flourished as a folk practice during the heroic, blood...
    • The Slow Cut: Hand-Mowing in Addison County, Vermont - Duration: 2 minutes, 45 seconds.

      • 2 years ago
      • 26,020 views
      Eben Markowski is part of a group of young New Englanders who want to tackle lawn-and-field maintenance the way their ancestors did: by using scythes. Change your priorities around, they say, and ...
    • The Art of Falconry: Roaming the Countryside with Trained Birds of Prey (Hampshire, England) - Duration: 4 minutes, 25 seconds.

      • 2 years ago
      • 37,144 views
      Falconers have flown their birds in England's New Forest for nearly 1,000 years. Paul Manning is just one of the latest to practice this ancient pastime. Made by Eyes & Ears for Jungles in Paris.
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    • "El Silbo" and the Whistling Shepherds of La Gomera (Canary Islands, Spain) - Duration: 5 minutes, 31 seconds.

      • 2 years ago
      • 11,852 views
      In La Gomera, Canary Islands, there is a traditional whistling language that is still used to communicate. But the shepherding way of life it comes from has all but disappeared.

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    • Hand-Picking the Prize Seaweed of Grand Manan, New Brunswick - Duration: 5 minutes, 15 seconds.

      • 2 years ago
      • 19,125 views
      Grand Manan, in the eastern Canadian province of New Brunswick, is home to the best dulse in the world. For islanders like Elton Greene, who hand-picks this purple seaweed in the summer months, it'...
    • Building The World's Largest Dhow (Dubai, U.A.E.) - Duration: 4 minutes, 3 seconds.

      • 2 years ago
      • 162,917 views
      The dhow is an age-old ocean vessel that evokes a sense of historical pride for residents of the Arabian Peninsula. Shipyard owners in Dubai, with help from hundreds of immigrant workers, are build...
    • 9 Days at Sea with Nova Scotian Harpoon Fishermen (Atlantic Ocean, near Georges Bank) - Duration: 6 minutes, 59 seconds.

      • 2 years ago
      • 16,883 views
      "A hundred miles off the coast of Nova Scotia, fishermen are in offseason mode. If it were wintertime, they’d be hauling lobster in closer to shore. But now, in July, they’re far from the familiar...
    • Taiwan's DIY Shrimp Bars - Duration: 2 minutes, 53 seconds.

      • 3 years ago
      • 13,306 views
      Tiny, circular “fishing floats,” attached to baited lines, bob on the water like wayward mini-beach balls. Plastic lawn chairs scrape against the concrete floor, as would-be fishermen shift and wai...
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