Risking lives for Christmas trees

In the Republic of Georgia, workers harvest the seeds of Nordmann firs for export to Europe.

In the Caucasus Mountains of the Republic of Georgia, citizens make a crucial seasonal revenue gathering the seeds of Nordmann firs for export to Europe, where they will certainly end up being Christmas trees. Pickers reach the top of 50m titans to collect the cones. Some utilize security ropes yet others rely upon their climbing up abilities as well as wits, as well as fatalities as well as injuries prevail.

Produced by Rayhan Demytrie.

Edited by Robin Forestier-Walker.

Filmed by Iago Gogilashvili

Fixer as well as translator: Nino Shonia

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