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a man in green is holding the back of an elephant as it walks down a path
Let The Sunshine In
Elephant orphans form intense bonds with their caregivers and vice versa. “It’s not for the wages,” explains one veteran keeper. “The more you’re with them, the more you satisfy yourself. You just love them.” - Photograph by Michael Nichols
two women and an orangutan in the jungle, one reading a book
National Geographic Kids
Birute M.F. Galdikas, Jane Goodall, Dian Fossey
a man holding a bird in his right hand and smiling at the camera while sitting down
National Geographic
A long-known relationship between African men who harvest honey and a bird called a honeyguide allows both species to get the delectable treat.
two people are running in the mountains on a sunny day and one is wearing an orange shirt
Luna Sandals – Huaraches For Running
Scott Jurek and Arnulfo Quimare
a man standing on top of a lush green field
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a man wearing glasses and a white shirt is looking at the camera with an intense look on his face
US prisoner set to be released after four decades in solitary confinement
Albert Woodfox has been released after spending more than four decades in solitary confinement.
Treated no differently to men during a gruelling selection process, a small group of women in Virunga National Park, DR Congo, are excelling at one of the most dangerous jobs in the world - defending among the last mountain gorillas in the wild. Nature, Emotional Spectrum, Kickass Women, Job Inspiration, Dangerous Jobs, Animal Conservation, Girl Empowerment, Dr Congo
National Geographic
Treated no differently to men during a gruelling selection process, a small group of women in Virunga National Park, DR Congo, are excelling at one of the most dangerous jobs in the world - defending among the last mountain gorillas in the wild.
a man standing over a pile of black objects on top of a red tarp
Clean cooking fuel for Uganda | Design Indaba
Ugandan Betty Ikalany founded AEST Ltd in order to help women in her community have access to clean cooking fuel
Photograph by @thomaspeschak In Mozambique's Ponta D'ouro marine reserve, rangers don't just enforce conservation regulations or conduct anti-poaching patrols. To ensure that local inhabitants receive real benefits from the protected area the manager and rangers spend much of their time organizing vaccination drives and health clinics at remote villages. In this photograph a marine ranger comforts a young boy getting his immunization. Seconds later the youngster was all smiles again. Shot on... Health, Anti Poaching, Marine Conservation, Organizing Time, All Smiles, Mozambique, National Geographic
Photograph by @thomaspeschak In Mozambique's Ponta D'ouro marine reserve, rangers don't just enforce conservation regulations or conduct anti-poaching patrols. To ensure that local inhabitants receive real benefits from the protected area the manager and rangers spend much of their time organizing vaccination drives and health clinics at remote villages. In this photograph a marine ranger comforts a young boy getting his immunization. Seconds later the youngster was all smiles again. Shot on...
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Ken Saro-Wiwa (1941-1995), Nigerian environmental activist
women in colorful saris are gathering around a tree to serve food for the people
This Indian Village Plants 111 Trees Every Time a Girl Is Born
This amazing village in India plants 111 trees every time a girl is born