Islands of Wonder

How Fishermen Recycle the Trash Polluting Borneo’s Shores

Clip: Episode 2 | 3m 49s | Video has closed captioning.

Traditional fishermen Rajamil Wali and his son Pidel walk along Borneo’s shores collecting the trash that washes up from the ocean. Melting down the plastic they find, their handmade fishing lures are shaped like blue crabs. The key is to create a convincing crab both in appearance and movement to attract fish and octopus that will help feed their family.

Aired: 09/23/20

Rating: TV-G

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