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Atlantic Coast Pipeline CANCELLED: A monumental win for conservation and environmental justice

Text by Syler Peralta-Ramos, Photos by Karen Kasmauski About the Proposed Pipeline: Pipelines have been at the forefront of American consciousness since the Dakota Access Pipeline and the Keystone XL Pipeline sparked nearly a decade of legal controversy and protests. For residents of West Virginia, Virginia, and North Carolina however, the looming threat of a […]

What are our Fellows doing? July 2019

Esther Horvath’s work on Station Nord was featured in National Geographic. Katie Schuler has two Jackson Wild award nominations  for her films “Nigerians fight to protect the world’s most trafficked mammal” and “Where Life Begins.” Jen Guyton’s photo of a pangolin was featured in BioGraphic. Kyle Obermann gave a TEDx talk in Chengdu, China about conservation and photography. In 2017 Doug Gimesy helped establish and then chaired […]

What are our Fellows doing: April 2019

Stay up to date with all 117 iLCP Fellows by signing up for our monthly newsletter or continue checking our blog for updates! Congratulations to all the Fellows and Emerging League members who were recognized in the 2019 BigPicture competition! Winners Piotr Naskrecki, Winged Life Peter Mather, Pushing the Limit Photo Story Finalists Javier Aznar, Terrestrial […]

What are our Fellows doing: March 2019

With 117 Fellows around the world, our photographers and filmmakers are constantly working on new projects. Here’s a quick update on our Fellows from the past month! For the next 6 months, Melissa Groo will be filming the Cornell Laboratory of Ornithology’s first online bird photography course, to be released by CLO in early 2020. Jasper Doest […]

A Wilderness Adventure in a National Forest

September 09, 2018 02:28 PM
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Photos by Senior Fellow Dave Showalter iLCP has been working in partnership with the National Forest Foundation and U.S. Forest Service on their It’s All Yours campaign to promote recreation and encourage Americans to develop a deeper relationship with their National Forests. As part of this campaign, people are encouraged to spend time outside; to […]

Kayaking Gear Designer Fights Current on Fracking

March 03, 2017 02:12 PM
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Read our latest blog posting with the Environmental Integrity Project on Huffington Post here. Note: this story is part of a collaborative photojournalism project, “The Human Cost of Energy Production,” about the threat of expanded fracking for natural gas to rural areas of Pennsylvania and Western Maryland, which readers can view by clicking here. Photos by iLCP […]

iLCP Featured Fellow – Krista Schlyer

Krista Schlyer is an award-winning photographer and writer focusing on conservation, biodiversity and public lands. She has worked throughout North America, from the arid lands of the American West to the urban rivers of Washington DC, and is drawn to the cause of underdogs, prairie dogs, and all things wild. Schlyer is a Senior Fellow […]

Release of the Gibbon

October 10, 2016 01:48 PM
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iLCP Fellow Paul Jan Hilton has been in the field documenting releasing Javan Gibbons, read about it on National Geographic Voices. “As the clouds languidly clear over a rainforest in West Java, Indonesia, the haunting serenity of the scene before me is suddenly pierced by the unmistakable clamor of gibbon song. It’s a sound that […]

Africa’s Rangers at the Frontline of the Poaching War

iLCP Associate Fellow Peter Chadwick has spent many years in the field with Africa’s Rangers. “I have been privileged to have worked with many ranger teams across Africa. I have selected, trained, mentored and labored alongside them and have proudly watched their careers develop. I have patrolled with them in the fight against poaching and […]

News from the Indonesia

iLCP Associate Fellow Paul Hilton has published two new articles on conservation efforts in Indonesia. His first article, Sumatra’s Orang-utans: Chocolate’s Road to Freedom, follows the story of Chocolate and his journey from captivity with traders to his eventual release back into the wild. –“We arrive at the release site and head straight over to […]