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The secret side of piracy

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  • L'une des plateformes pétrolières au large d'Escravos © OCEAN71 Magazine

    Nigeria’s dangerous oil

    Geopolitics1 chapter

    Pierre* is an officer in the French merchant navy as there are thousands across the world. Yet, after a six-month mission to Nigeria, he returns with a first hand account. The experience of a man who has worked in the very closed oil world in the Gulf of Guinea. Pierre was not laid off. He has simply decided to stop working in this little known hell.

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    The end of the Great Barrier Reef ?

    Ecology, Economy3 chapters

    The Great Barrier Reef in Australia is known as one of the greatest natural wonders on Earth. Nonetheless, the reef has been for the past decade under series of environmental, touristic, industrial and commercial aggressions that threaten its existence. OCEAN71 Magazine has decided to investigate in order to understand what would justify to talk one day about the Great Barrier Reef in past tense.

  • Pearls of the Gulf © Francis Le Guen / OCEAN71 Magazine

    The pearl treasure of the Gulf

    Culture, Economy4 chapters

    Before the black gold made some families of the Arabian peninsula immensely wealthy, nomades settled down along the southern side of the Persian Gulf and risked their lives by fishing the earliest source of wealth in the region : pearls. Today, the practice has disappeared, but the Emirates still possess one of the most fabulous pearl’s treasure in the world. Here is an investigation on a well kept secret.