Spanish Subtitles • 8m 47s
Guna communities have long been recognized for protecting the forests along their coastline; despite significant threats from farming and industrial logging, they are proven protectors of their ancestral forests.
Today they face uncertainty over the sea that surrounds their island homes. Increasing encroachment by luxury vessels threatens the long term viability of their reefs. Without the support of the government of Panama and clear rights, they face an increasingly bitter struggle to protect the marine biodiversity in these waters.
Director: Paul Redman
Producer: Tim Lewis
2016 | 9 min
Latin America | Panama
Subtitles: Portuguese, English, Indonesian, Spanish
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