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Hunting and Fishing in Lake Atitlán / La Caza y La Pesca en el Lago de Atitlán
Hunting and Fishing in Lake Atitlán / La Caza y La Pesca en el Lago de Atitlán 1159

by Ingrid Maribel Xingo Ajanel

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

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- Aug 02, 2019
Bear and Woman on Bicycle
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by Elke Duerr

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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by Paula Pebsworth

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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by Farquhar Stirling

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
Leave Murder to a Flock of Crows
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by Jacquelyn VanEyll

It was a warm summer day on an island off the east coast of Florida. Fishing was not only part of some people’s livelihood, but a picturesque part of the culture in the small town where I lived. Everyone…

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- Jun 05, 2019
Protecting the World’s Giraffes
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by Fred Bercovitch

When I was hired to head the San Diego Zoo’s Center for Reproduction of Endangered Species (CRES) Division of Behavior about 20 years ago, my initial research focused on koalas, African wild dogs and giraffes.

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- May 16, 2019
The Wonders of Nature (Las Maravillas de la Naturaleza)
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by Mirna Churunel Morales, Ana Maria Churunel Morales, Unlocking Silent Histories

In 2018, Voices for Biodiversity began collaborating with Unlocking Silent Histories, an organization that, through an engaged critical and creative process, inspires Indigenous youth to create documentary…

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- May 03, 2019
Fighting for the Rights of Southern Resident Orcas
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by Sean Butler, Will Falk

On December 18, 2018, the Center for Biological Diversity and the Wild Fish Conservancy threatenedthe Trump administration with a lawsuit under the Endangered Species Act (ESA) for allowing salmon fisheries…

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- Apr 03, 2019
Wildlife in Civilization’s Image: A Review of Inanimate
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by Zoe Krasney

The book Inanimate: A Field Guide to Wild Animals in Civilization was born from a dead bear on the side of the road in Eastern Pennsylvania. After stopping to check on the animal, authors Dan and Ellen…

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- Feb 22, 2019
Donald Trump Is an Animal
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by Fred Bercovitch

How do we know this? Because he is a person! When the president lambasts violent criminal gangs and immigrants by proclaiming “These aren’t people. They are animals,” he is displaying his ignorance of…

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- Feb 06, 2019
Brave Friends and River Otters
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by Shannon Romeling

The warm New Mexico sun was beating down on us as we hiked along the bright green, grassy banks of the Rio Grande and scrambled over giant jet-black volcanic rocks. We were within a few minutes of our…

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- Jan 23, 2019
Private Lands Protecting Species
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by Kira Johnson

In January of 2018, I had the pleasure of interviewing Michael Phillips, a brilliant restoration ecologist, the Founder and Director of the Turner Endangered Species Fund (TESF) and a state representative…

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- Jan 02, 2019