Jennifer Pemberton snorkels with man-eating giant clams in the dangerous waters of a controversial conservation in the Philippines. ...
... Ecotourism is an exotic word in the Philippines, a slow conversion for someone to give up a livelihood of spearing fish and instead, take tourists to look at the very same fish, to let them slip away into the coral. It is even more difficult to convince people to stop eating giant clams, to use their giant shells as baptismal fonts. ...
Full Story: Full Story: Giant Clams, Giant Statement - Camiguin Island, Philippines, Asia
Photo of the Giant Clam [Tridacna gigas] from Wikipedia
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