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Eco-Heroines: Purnima and the Adjutant

1 x 48 HD 4K
Broadcaster:  Ushuaia TV

On the edge of India, in the state of Assam, Dr Purnima Devi Barman is determined to save the Greater Adjutant Stork, a fearsome scavenger bird with a bad reputation.


Her fight for the bird and the area's environment has inspired thousands of Indian women.


In an Indian society steeped in spirituality but also facing enormous social and environmental challenges, this documentary offers an intimate look at the destiny of this extraordinary woman.

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