What if you could help protect the wildlife and other endangered species by air? What if you thought of a completely new way to protect forrest and sea? Speaker Wietse van der Werf wondered if he could set up a network of pilots to help from above. And as it turned out, he created a worlwide network of citizens who wanted to help him protect there local nature en envorinment. Now he and his Wildlife Air Service are an imortant partner for large environmental organizations.
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BY VICKI CHURCHMAN
@ VOL 4
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Spying on the Wild
BY PHIL KNIGHT
@ VOL 13
ON NOV 12, 2014
Conservationist Phil Knight talks about using photography and camera traps to capture photos of elusive wildlife in nature, including bobcat, bear, elk moose. Using cameras in the wild as a type of 'Candid Camera for wildlife' also helps conservations learn by tracking animals at night, such as discovering a mule deer migration no one knew about before.
A Place for Birds in Our Lives
BY GIRI ATHREY
@ VOL 3
ON JUN 02, 2015
Birds are all around us, enrich our lives in multiple ways and are a key to our colorful future, yet they often fade from our mind. Giri Athrey talks about his work with birds that aims to feed the world, while also saving the world's bounty of birds. He presents a case for why we cannot chicken out of our relationship with birds and invites you to make space for birds, not just on your plates, but also in your lives.
Highway 17 Wildlife Connectivity Project
BY AHIGA SNYDER
@ VOL 9
ON MAR 24, 2016
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BY ELOISE LYNCH
@ VOL 17
ON MAR 16, 2017
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Discovering wildlife in the concrete jungle
BY CESAR VALERO
@ MSM GOES PECHAKUCHA
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BY SAMEER SINGH
@ VOL 29
ON OCT 24, 2017
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