There Once was an Island: Te Henua e Nnoho

http://vimeo.com/moogaloop.swf?clip_id=11017386&server=vimeo.com&show_title=1&show_byline=1&show_portrait=0&color=00ADEF&fullscreen=1

Here’s a fascinating documentary of a Pacific Island community in Papua New Guinea facing the reality of sea level rise and climate change:

Takuu atoll is an idyllic home to articulate, educated people who maintain a 1200 year-old culture and language with pride – but all is not well in paradise. Takuu is disintegrating and when two scientists arrive to investigate, the people realise their attempts to preserve the atoll are currently making the situation worse (more here).

1 thought on “There Once was an Island: Te Henua e Nnoho

  1. this looks superb. where can the actual movie been seen? maybe we could organize a screening at UQ as part of the GCI?

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