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This young man is the bamboo future of Réunion Island, where bamboo is illegal.

Did you know that you can’t use bamboo as a building material in France? This young man is from Réunion Island and even though bamboo is readily available there, they can’t use it because of the government regulations. Listen to the conversation between him and John as they discuss the issues.

(1/2) This young man is the bamboo future of Réunion Island, where bamboo is illegal.

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