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The Fate of Forest Elephants: Andrea Turkalo Shares Her Experiences, Insights—and Concerns

Andrea Turkalo is Associate Conservation Scientist at the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) and cofounder of Cornell University’s The Elephant Listening Project at The Cornell Lab of Ornithology, in Ithaca, New York. Turkalo is considered the leading expert on Africa’s reclusive and lesser understood forest elephants. She’s been studying them for more than two decades at…

Elephant Foster Mom: A Conversation with Daphne Sheldrick

Orphaned elephants “can be fine one day and dead the next,” says Daphne Sheldrick, a Kenyan conservationist and expert in animal husbandry. She knows. To date, she has fostered over 250 calves, first in partnership with her husband, David Sheldrick, founding warden of Kenya’s Tsavo East National Park and a legendary naturalist, and later (following…

The Photographic Chain: Five minutes with John Isaac

This post is the latest in Kike Calvo´s series The Photographic Chain, which profiles photographers from around the world he meets during his travels. My dreams is… to be a better human being by evolving each day. Helping myself  from all the lessons I have learned about life during my journey as a photojournalist. To be a…

Explaining the Barbuda Ocean Initiative on Live TV

I’ve been writing here about the Barbuda Ocean Initiative, which the Waitt Institute is coordinating. In essence, it’s about asking a community what they want their future ocean to look like and figuring out how to get there. It’s an exciting model for island-wide, comprehensive ocean zoning and sustainable management of fisheries. It’s science-based, collaborative,…

Dreams of the World: Mario Delgado (Havana)

 This post is the latest in the series Dreams of the World, which profiles interesting people we meet during our travels. My dream is… to travel to New York City to meet all the great American rappers. To be able to sing a song together with all of them, promoting peace around the world. Mario Delgado…

Dreams of the World: Elizabeth Tolulope (Nigeria)

 This post is the latest in the series Dreams of the World, which profiles interesting people we meet during our travels. ¨My dream is … of Africa’s Youth who are motivated, vibrant, thriving and fulfilled as they lead change in every sector. It is of young people re-crafting the views and perceptions of African cities and…

The Photographic Chain: Five minutes with Philip Plisson

This post is the latest in Kike Calvo´s series The Photographic Chain, which profiles photographers from around the world he meets during his travels. My dream is… Dreams change over the years; Now I dream that one of my grandsons discovers an eye and starts the photographic adventure.   The biggest lesson in my career… To…

The Photographic Chain: Five minutes with Tom Kennedy

This post is the latest in Kike Calvo´s series The Photographic Chain, which profiles photographers from around the world he meets during his travels.   My dreams is… to have photojournalism be a strong force for creating a better world, and to have audience demanding more of publications to show that kind of work.    …

Adaptability 1–Detailed Itinerary 0

Abandoning the detailed itinerary she went in with, a young researcher learns to adapt to local conditions as she interviews traditional Guatemalan fishermen.

An Abundance of Rarity, Prairies and Beyond – with Eric Dinerstein

  In his travels around the world, World Wildlife Fund Lead Scientist Eric Dinerstein has been fortunate to experience an abundance of today’s uncommon creatures. His latest book, The Kingdom of Rarities, takes readers on a global adventure to the depths of South American savannas, Asian tiger reserves, Michigan woodlands and more. In this interview,…

The Photographic Chain: Five minutes with Bob Krist

My dreams is… that the market shakes itself out, so talented young visual story tellers can make a living. We have seen explosion in the tech field which allows the creation of video and audio. Photographers have all the the tools that allow them to share wonderful stories. There are so many talented visual people, but…