Tag Archives: film

For the love of insects!

Happy Valentine’s Day! In honor of insects and the day of love, the Xerces Society is showcasing insect short films on their facebook page. I thought I’d share a few of the short films, especially with the oscars around the … Continue reading

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Just call me the Science Advisor

I wanted to write a little about one very cool aspect of my job: science advisor to bio bulletins. It sounds exciting, and it is! I am a the scientific advisor, or conservation expert, for the videos that play in … Continue reading

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They’re baaaack

The amazing, incredible return of the 17-year cicadas. A gorgeous video with, I must say, adorable babies at the end. Enjoy! They really are fascinating. Return of the Cicadas from motionkicker on Vimeo.

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This is big stuff happening right now

Last night I watched the new documentary Chasing Ice. It was amazing. The movie is about a scientist turned photographer, James Balog, who wanted to make a difference in the “way he knew how”. In 2005 James hooked up with National … Continue reading

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The Story of Stuff

By now many of you may have seen Annie Leonard’s “Story of Stuff” film. She recently released another (after a few great ones in between) called The Story of Change. I just watched it and thought about sharing it, especially … Continue reading

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The power of film in Conservation

Adding to the theme of my previous post, about how we need to involve everyone in conservation- I participated in a workshop on how to engage the public with film. I love movies, doesn’t everyone? As one of the filmmakers … Continue reading

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