Photography Daily Show PhotoWalk #300: African Adventures – The Incredible Oyster Ladies of The Gambia

Going back hundreds of years, along this coastline, people have collected oysters from the tentacles of the mangroves, which flank River Gambia…the tributaries are great sites for the oysters to grow. Photographer/Filmmaker, Jason Florio, talks to Neale James – Photography Daily Show

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The Guardian: Stewards of the forest: the pioneering women’s collective harvesting the Gambia’s oysters

Stewards of the forest: the pioneering women’s collective harvesting the Gambia’s oysters – The Guardian The all-female workforce is part of a visionary project committed to protecting the wetland forests. Now their challenge is to earn a sustainable living year-round. “In the cool air of an April dawn, Marie Sambou, an oyster harvester, carves throughContinue reading “The Guardian: Stewards of the forest: the pioneering women’s collective harvesting the Gambia’s oysters”

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National Geographic Traveller ‘The Gambia’ – Words & Images by Jason Florio

National Geographic Traveller Magazine – ‘The Gambia’. Images and words by Jason Florio. name. In this small, riparian nation on Africa’s west, life revolves around the river’s gently winding course as it makes its way out to sea…

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Expedition Stories: reaching the source of the River Gambia, Fouta Djallon Highlands

Looking back – Sunday 2nd December, 2013 Expedition Stories: Reaching the source of the River Gambia, Fouta Djallon Highlands, Guinea. The Highlands of Guinea-Conakry is one of the most stunningly visual places I have ever traveled in. The only real downside is that the ‘roads’ are utterly shocking. Calling them roads is a stretch. Rocky riverbeds would be aContinue reading “Expedition Stories: reaching the source of the River Gambia, Fouta Djallon Highlands”

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