Images of Research: Forging sustainable futures

The disturbed sleep

Category: Protecting our planet

An African man standing in the sea, holding candles in the air, performing a religious ritual

A spiritual cleansing ritual of the isiZulu Zionist takes place in South Africa, where many consider the ocean as the resting place of their ancestors. Due to mounting pressures for deep-sea oil and gas exploration, the sacred sea floor is under threat. The Strathclyde-led One Ocean Hub explores how human rights, the arts, social and marine sciences can contribute to the protection of the oceans and the heritage of indigenous people.

Entrant: Elisa Morgera , Law

Copyright: Kelly Daniels

Collaborators: Dylan McGarry, Kira Erwin, Kerry Sink, Mpume Mthombeni


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