Project on the underwater plucking of algae in the Southwest of Portugal.
(...) The underwater reaping of algae is, in all its stages, an activity where man’s physical effort reaches ultimate heights. Those involved have to undergo long hours of draining work, with a constant repetition of movements in an adverse environment and under varying atmospheric pressure, often without compliance with diving rules. It is a huge effort under circumstances to which human nature is not used that makes this work one of the hardest, toughest and riskiest performed in Portugal. (...)