Canning Paradise

Indigenous tribes of Papua New Guinea are fighting to protect their way of life, guarded by traditions dating back thousands of years. They see their ancestral land taken away to make way for multinational corporations, in their quest to create the new tuna capital of the world.

Indigenous tribes of Papua New Guinea are fighting to protect their way of life, guarded by traditions dating back thousands of years. They see their ancestral land taken away to make way for multinational corporations, in their quest to create the new tuna capital of the world. Destruction of traditional fishing grounds, loss of biodiversity, alienation of land, displacement of entire villages, sweatshop factories, sex-trade for fish and endemic corruption in government are the daily routine for the clans living next to the tuna project. The question remains: can they break the resource curse?

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