Real-Life Mermaids: Women Guardians of the Sea

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ENGLISH 05-Mar-2018 00:09:33
In the Republic of Korea: Women preserve the Ocean for future generations

21st Century: Episode #135
Programme Number: 135
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They are called mermaids: the Haenyeo women divers of Jeju Island in the Republic of Korea. Carrying on a centuries-old tradition, these remarkable women use no modern equipment while serving as guardians of the sea. Now a new generation is inheriting their legacy, which has been recognized by UNESCO as part of the intangible cultural heritage of all humanity.

21st Century: Episode #135
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UNTV
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B5743959363001