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UNESCO's Marine World Heritage. Narrated by Gisele Bündchen
UNESCO's Marine World Heritage. Narrated by Gisele Bündchen

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on this subject: UN Goodwill Ambassador Gisele Bündchen Lends Her Support to Marine World Heritage

Place/region Glaciers Bay, Aldabra, iSimangaliso, Canada, Seychelles, South Africa, United States, North America, Africa
Type: Documentary
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Authors and personalities: Weverson da Silva, director. Tory Read, participant ; Daniel Correia, participant ; Vincent Chevalot, participant ; Gisele Bündchen, participant.
Production: Memoiresfilms, producer. Maëlise Berdat, producer.Jaeger-LeCoultre, sponsor ; UNESCO WHC, sponsor.
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Rights/Droits: UNESCO WHC; Jaeger-LeCoultre

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