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Through song and discussion, Riley and Mareme tell conservationist Manda Brookman why they need our collective help to protect the Tin Coast for generations to come. A call for sustainable tourism in a place so easily impacted by human action.

We gotta make a difference, this is our only world  

Children of Pendeen School, singing Our Only World. Composed by David Smart and Joe Broadfootroup

Riley, Mareme & Manda Brookman

I think visitors should go on more walks or bike rides, because I think that if they see how beautiful our world is, then they’ll want to protect it   

Mareme

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Chapter 6

Deep in Time, Land and Spirit

Discover our rich cultural heritage which is so So SO much more than old buildings, we have an entire human history written into our landscape.

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Chapter 8

Stored With Moth and Rust Destroy

Immerse yourself in the traditions created by the people who shaped the landscape long ago, and find out how those very traditions are being brought back to life today.

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Chapter 11

Wild Skies

Embrace the wild skies of the west, where stormy weather battering the isolated outpost of the Cape Cornwall National Coastwatch station is just another day in the office.

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Chapter 7

An Astonishing History

A landscape once simultaneously ravaged by nature and industry, discover how the unique mining history of the Tin Coast has shaped the community that thrives here today.

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Chapter 10

An Uncommon Place

Reflect on a landscape through the eyes of those who have lived it, those who have penned its story and those who still shape its cultural identity.

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Chapter 9

Where Sea and Sky Collide

A place where people are born to and drawn to, find out why this coast has become home to artists, makers and more.

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Chapter 2

A Remarkable People

Uncover the secrets behind the remarkable people that have pioneered their own future on the Tin Coast.

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Chapter 5

Crib or Croust? Here We Say Mossel

From farmer to fisherman, explore the Tin Coast through the power of words and culture.