“We don’t see things as they are, we see them as we are” (Anaïs Nin)
Expedition leaders and scientists obsessively try to find the spawning grounds of the eel for centuries, and all hope to be the first to reveal the mystery of its reproduction. What will it mean for the eel, threatened in the wild and considered a popular folk food at the same time, that the puzzle is finally being solved?
Our search for the origin of the eel is a reflection on our motives to manipulate nature. Where does protecting stops and exploitation of nature begins?