Takuma Higashionna looks across the blue waters of Oura Bay towards Camp Schwab on July 23, 2015. Higashionna, who has memories of swimming with the dugong, is against plans to fill in a large portion of the bay to build airstrips for the U.S. military. The environmentally sensitive area is home to many species of coral, fish, and the Okinawan dugong, a mammal protected by the Japanese government.
Takuma Higashionna looks across the blue waters of Oura Bay towards Camp Schwab on July 23, 2015. Higashionna, who has memories of swimming with the dugong, is against plans to fill in a large portion of the bay to build airstrips for the U.S. military. The environmentally sensitive area is home to many species of coral, fish, and the Okinawan dugong, a mammal protected by the Japanese government. Tiffany Tompkins-Condie McClatchy
Takuma Higashionna looks across the blue waters of Oura Bay towards Camp Schwab on July 23, 2015. Higashionna, who has memories of swimming with the dugong, is against plans to fill in a large portion of the bay to build airstrips for the U.S. military. The environmentally sensitive area is home to many species of coral, fish, and the Okinawan dugong, a mammal protected by the Japanese government. Tiffany Tompkins-Condie McClatchy

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