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 […]
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The Peel Watershed Regional Land Use Plan was signed August 2019, protecting the Peel Watershed! The Peel Watershed is a large (over 24,000 square miles) and remote area located in the North-East of Canada’s Yukon Territory. It consists of 6 major rivers that all merge into the Peel, which then flows into the Mackenzie River […]
Article and photos by iLCP Associate Fellow Doug Gimesy Habitat loss vs. habitat destruction A Government official once said to a friend of mine, who is a professional conservation communicator, “It’s so sad that we lost the Christmas Island pipistrelle* [a type of bat]. If only we had acted earlier.” My friend couldn’t help replying with a […]
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 […]
Written by iLCP staff member Betsy Painter with images from iLCP Fellows. So bring on the rebels, the ripples from pebbles, the painters, and poets, and plays… here’s to the fools who dream, crazy as they may seem. –La La Land Films and visual imagery capture imaginations and dare us to envision a better future. […]
Text and Photos by iLCP Fellow Paul Hilton. Read our other articles on the National Geographic Voices blog featuring the work of our iLCP Fellow Photographers all around the world. Many of my photographic assignments have taken me to the front lines of industrial fishing, often happening beyond national borders. In these distant waters there’s […]
What YOU Can Do: Eat sustainable seafood. Look for special terms like “line caught”, “diver caught”, “sustainably caught” or “sustainably harvested. Stop using straws. About 500 million disposable straws are used each day in USA and plastic straws aren’t accepted for recycling. Straws are the number top 10 plastic trash found in the oceans. Reduce […]
What YOU Can Do: We have the three “R’s”: Reduce, Reuse, Recycle. Notice that recycle is the third, not the first in the order. We should add one called “Refuse” at the beginning because we should really refuse using disposable plastics. When we do this, the companies will start changing their packaging. Avoid the use […]
Senior Fellow Tim Laman ‘s photos appeared in a GEO magazine article covering his experience documenting Coiba Island in Panama as part of the iLCP expedition to promote the protection of Coiba National Park’s pristine environment and irreplaceable biodiversity. The German article with photos can be viewed here: The Reef of Good Hope.
Senior Fellow Christian Ziegler ‘s photos appeared in a GEO magazine article covering his experience documenting Coiba Island in Panama as part of the iLCP expedition to promote the protection of Coiba National Park’s pristine environment and irreplaceable biodiversity. The German article with photos can be viewed here: Islands Beyond Time.