An Emerging Voice in Film and the Environment: A Special Interview with the Winner of The Nature Conservancy Eco-Comedy Film Competition, Patrick Webster.

Originally posted on The Ecotone Exchange:
Immersed in the wonder of the kelp forest. Photo courtesy of Patrick Webster. by Shauna Potocky One cannot doubt the power of film, social media and the internet to connect people to stories, issues and challenges—whether on a local or global level. These same venues for communication also hold…

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Guard Dogs Saving Cheetahs

Originally posted on FeralConservation:
The world has lost 90% of cheetahs in the past 100 years. Human wildlife conflict is the greatest threat to cheetahs. Their future is in the hands of the rural farming communities with which they share the land. Only by supporting these communities to improve methods of livestock protection, reduce retaliatory…

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Paying it forward with pizza.

Ok, so I usually write about conservation and animals and I ignore the humans. Because let’s be honest, we talk about humans all the time. However, when a human does something really freaking awesome, I cannot ignore it. I was on a weekend trip to Philadelphia with some friends and we heard about this pizza…

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Time to pull in the REINS, DEAR!

I had the pleasure of discovering that I’ve been over-indulging in holiday treats in the last week and my jeans are no longer fitting. And I thought to myself, “Ok, time to pull in the reins on your eating”. That led me to think about a holiday classic, Reindeer. For people who don’t live in…

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