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The Right To Survive - Turtle Conservation and Fisheries Livelihoods

International Collective in Support of Fishworkers (ICSF)

2006   |   38mins 56secs

Each year, the coastal region of Orissa witnesses the spectacular en masse arrival of thousands of Olive Ridley Turtles. But the breeding season coincides with the peak fishing season that provides livelihood to thousands of fishworkers - leading to much conflict. The film takes an intense look at the concerns around turtle conservation and the protection of the livelihood of traditional fishing communities.


IDPA - Gold in Cinematography and Script  |  2006

Jeevika Film Festival - Second Prize  |  2007

CMS Vatavaran - Nominated in Livelihood Category and Conservation category  |  2007

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