Tara, the Coral Odyssey

The legendary schooner Tara embarks on a new expedition — to study Pacific Ocean coral, this mysterious animal whose life is threatened more than ever before.

  • Length : 52min
  • Year : 2017
  • Author & director: Pierre de Parscau

The cup of tea, Tara Expeditions Foundation, and CNRS Images. With the participation of France Télévisions and the CNC. Narrator: Jacques Gamblin


This mission begins in Polynesia: from the Moorea reefs to Tuamotu atolls,  sailors and scientists meet the island populations directly affected by the  disappearance of coral.  Through this human and scientific adventure, Tara revives the spirit of  history’s great explorers seeking knowledge of the natural world.

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