Tag: conservation

Celebrate with us the 50th anniversary of La Mauricie National Park!

Celebrate with us the 50th anniversary of La Mauricie National Park!

By Micah Moen 0 Comment January 17, 2020

A beaver logo appears on screen. “La Mauricie National Park, 50 years” appears on a wide shot of a lake criss-crossing a giant park. Someone is paddling a canoe. A great blue heron flies above the surface of the water. The camera flies over a body of water edged by evergreens. Several canoeists paddle across […]

Paul Simon, please record Nature’s Song ‘Words of Guidance’

Paul Simon, please record Nature’s Song ‘Words of Guidance’

By Micah Moen 3 Comments January 16, 2020

Words of guidance Hello nature my best friend, it’s great to be with you again Breathing air that is pure and sweet Feeling earth soft beneath my feet Hearing songs of birds as they chirp amongst the trees in the breeze singing words of guidance in the breeze They’re singing world of guiding me Yet […]

Harnessing nature’s power for water security

Harnessing nature’s power for water security

By Micah Moen 2 Comments January 16, 2020

Water security is fundamental to everything we’re trying to achieve. We, the Nature Conservancy, are trying to get the world to invest in nature for nature and people. What we are doing in the context of water security is to help stakeholders, cities, governments, communities understand which investments in nature they can make to achieve […]

Inside NATURE – Hippos: Africa’s River Giants

Inside NATURE – Hippos: Africa’s River Giants

By Micah Moen 22 Comments January 15, 2020

(gentle music) (water splasihing) – [Narrator] Hippos have a formidable reputation. Across Africa they kill around 500 people every year. Few filmmakers have attempted to capture their lives in detail, but director Brad Bestelink was determined to take up the challenge. – I was born to the delta, brought into the swamp when I was […]

Photographing rare wildlife with the Canon EOS-1 D X Mark III

Photographing rare wildlife with the Canon EOS-1 D X Mark III

By Micah Moen 39 Comments January 14, 2020

Of course I’m a photographer because I carry a camera and I take pictures but I define myself as a nature lover. My work started as me trying to achieve whatever picture of whatever animal until it was a moment that something made a click inside me. And then it becomes like loving the animals, […]

How to build a diplodocus | Natural History Museum

How to build a diplodocus | Natural History Museum

By Micah Moen 6 Comments January 13, 2020

Today we’re in this amazing warehouse where Dippy’s being stored just for a week or two before we go down to Dorset and install. I can’t believe it was almost a year ago that we took Dippy down from Hintze Hall. Sincethat time Dippy’s been in Canada and had a new armature made, and we’re […]

Disappearing Parrots – Parrot Conservation PSA

Disappearing Parrots – Parrot Conservation PSA

By Micah Moen 3 Comments January 12, 2020

What happens when you apply movie green screen technology to parrots? Parrots are disappearing daily. Find out what you can do to help! BioBush.tv/conserve

Around the Bay #3 – Levees and Wetlands

Around the Bay #3 – Levees and Wetlands

By Micah Moen 0 Comment January 12, 2020

The Bay is a great natural treasure, and the San Francisco Bay Conservation and Development Commission is charged with keeping it safe. Let’s join Will Travis in this look at the history and future of our beloved Bay. Sea level rise will have a profound impact. Low-lying areas where today there is a 1% chance […]

Coyote Valley: Connecting People, Connecting Wildlife

Coyote Valley: Connecting People, Connecting Wildlife

By Micah Moen 0 Comment January 11, 2020

Welcome to Coyote Valley. A key wildlife corridor connecting connecting the Diablo Range and the Santa Cruz Mountains. Coyote Valley is located just south of the city of San Jose, before you get to Morgan Hill, along Highway 101. Coyote Valley is extremely important to keep its open space, because it’s a biodiversity hotspot. Here […]

How your business can save the rainforest | Introducing Climate Dividends by Cool Earth

How your business can save the rainforest | Introducing Climate Dividends by Cool Earth

By Micah Moen 0 Comment January 11, 2020

Forward-thinking companies are taking on this challenge. But for many, it’s hard to know where to start. That’s why Cool Earth, a pioneering NGO in rainforest protection, is launching Climate Dividends: a new initiative that enables more companies to be part of the climate solution. How does it work? By donating their unclaimed dividends, companies […]