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Evidence of Hope

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Truth: we are facing global challenges on an unprecedented scale. As a seasoned reporter on United Nations negotiations in sustainable development, I was clear that now more than ever, there is a need…

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- Jan 15, 2020
Saving the Behemoth of the Ice: The Polar Bear

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With the melting of the world’s ice, the future of the greatest land predator on earth — the polar bear — is very much in jeopardy.

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- Dec 21, 2019
Searching Forgotten Wetlands for the Mountain Chorus Frog

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Those three words are on my mind as I slosh around in a wetland behind the lodge at Virginia's Breaks Interstate Park. The pool isn't much, taking up no more than thirty square feet and its water only…

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- Nov 20, 2019
Livable Shorelines

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Choctawhatchee Bay encompasses a large estuary along the Florida Panhandle, a watershed that stretches across Okaloosa, Walton, Washington and Holmes Counties before extending into Alabama.

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- Oct 23, 2019
Bees, Balm and Biodiversity

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Three years ago, beekeeper Moira O’Hanlon was taking care of her mom, who had advanced dementia. Her mother’s skin was in really bad shape but her doctors kept prescribing chemical-laden lotions that didn’t…

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- Oct 01, 2019
Saving Endangered Species: Behind the Scenes at CITES CoP18

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Every three years, the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora Conference of the Parties (CITES CoP) meets to deliberate the best tactics to adopt for saving species…

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- Sep 18, 2019
Hunting and Fishing in Lake Atitlán / La Caza y La Pesca en el Lago de Atitlán

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This video is the third in a series published through collaboration with Unlocking Silent Histories.

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- Aug 21, 2019
Protecting the Arctic Refuge: Gwich’in People Defend the Sacred

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It’s obvious that something is very wrong with the land before our plane even lands in Fort Yukon, Alaska, known to its indigenous Gwich’in inhabitants as Gwich’in Zhee.

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- Aug 07, 2019
Bear and Woman on Bicycle

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Riding my bike on a dirt road in Montana, I was being mindful of the original inhabitants of this relatively intact stretch of forest. I pedaled slowly, taking in the energy and beauty of the land.

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- Jul 17, 2019
For the Love of Chimpanzees

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Chimpanzees live primarily in large intact forests dotted across Equatorial Africa and, out of all other animal species, are considered our closest living relatives.

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- Jul 14, 2019
Restoring Habitat in Indonesian Borneo

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Farquhar Stirling is a retired corporate executive who lives in Indonesia. He is also a volunteer with the Friends of the National Parks Foundation (FNPF), an NGO working in habitat restoration in Kalimantan…

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- Jul 03, 2019
A New Dawn / Un Nuevo Amanecer

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Guatemala is a biodiverse country. As happens in so many places, their biodiversity is threatened by pollution, resource extraction and pressures from other human activities.

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- Jun 19, 2019