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A crow flies past a partially built roof in the outer suburb of Craigieburn in Melbourne September 2, 2008.
Kanak environmental campaigner Florent EurisoukA© tells of mining company "dirty tricks" at premiere of Cap Bocage.
UCSB researcher shows that New Caledonian crows can perform as well as 7- to 10-year-olds on cause-and-effect water displacement tasks In Aesop's fable about the crow and the pitcher, a thirsty bird happens upon a vessel of water, but when he tries to drink from it, he finds the water level out of his reach.
Today, there are only two known and recorded living species of this plant; one in New Caledonia and the other in certain parts of Viti Levu.
Playing at this year's New Zealand International Film Festival, Cap Bocage is a close-up exploration of the forces that came into play when environmental issues and indigenous rights became intertwined in New Caledonia, and a telling picture of how deeply divided the French Pacific territory is on the issue of independence.
NEW CALEDONIA: In New Caledonia, the indigenous people very proud of their land and heritage and are happy to share it with the tourists.
Updated: Tue Jul 29, 2014 02:38 am
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