Voices for Biodiversity

Voices

Bird Calls
Bird Calls

by Tara Waters Lumpkin

Bird song, I discovered, is different in southern Africa from anywhere else that I’ve traveled in the world -- louder, more melodic; an orchestra rather than a few musicians chirping. The meadow lark,…

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- Jun 06, 2011
Amphibians
Amphibians

by Jessica Gottlieb

To see a photo of a tiny glass frog, perched on a leaf peering curiously back at the viewer, one would think that Robin Moore has been a photographer all his life. In reality, Robin has only been taking…

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- Jun 06, 2011
Elephants in the Garden
Elephants in the Garden

by Daniel Long

Writer Daniel Long speaks to farmers in sub-Saharan Africa about the human-elephant conflict. Drought and shrinking habitat have pushed elephants onto much of the same land that communities use for food…

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- May 03, 2011
In Africa’s Wake
In Africa’s Wake

by Kathryn Pardo

Inspired by books such as Out of Africa and Flame Trees of Thika, photographer Beth Henry set out to capture the wildness of Africa through the lens of a camera. Once there, she will tell you, the continent…

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- May 03, 2011
The Human Animal and Biodiversity
The Human Animal and Biodiversity

by Tara Waters Lumpkin

Tara Lumpkin explores how we can protect biodiversity by becoming aware of our "humanness" -- both good and bad -- and thus change our relationship to the environment and other species.

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- Feb 01, 2011
For the Birds
For the Birds

by Kathryn Pardo

When asked about what inspires his art, photographer Geraint Smith smiles and pauses thoughtfully. “I like to be in the present with my photography,” he says, shading his eyes from the New Mexico sun.…

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- Feb 01, 2011
The Galapagos
The Galapagos

by Kathryn Pardo

Lying six hundred miles off of the coast of Ecuador, the Galapagos Islands dot the Pacific Ocean with more than one hundred islands that are home to more than nine thousand species, many of which occur…

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- Dec 12, 2010
Encore Career
Encore Career

by Amy Carfagno

Jack Burtt left his accounting career in 2004 to begin an encore career as an independent traveler and volunteer researcher for the environmental organization Earthwatch. Through his research work with…

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- Aug 28, 2010