Kolis of Mumbai: Shrinking coasts & the struggle for survival

Published on Dec 13, 2022


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Koli fishing community aka the living heritage of Mumbai have been living and working along the coastal waters for over 500 years, mostly still making a living off the sea. Rising sea levels, warmer seas, plastic pollution and changes in rainfall patterns are together creating misery for these coastal dwellers. In this episode, members of the community share how lives of indigenous communities like the Kolis have been impacted by climate change.

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