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Audio Story
Sanctuaries of Silence: A Listening Journey

We’ve adapted the virtual reality film Sanctuaries of Silence into an immersive listening journey into the Hoh Rain Forest.

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Photo Essay
Death of a Mountain

This photo essay explores our relationship to nature and the consequences of global climate change through images of a rapidly melting glacier in the Alps.

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Film
The Church Forests of Ethiopia

Orthodox Churches for centuries have safeguarded pockets of primary forest and are now working to preserve Ethiopia’s shrinking biodiversity.

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Film
The Canoe Maker

Master carver Joe Martin, one of the few traditional craftsmen left, makes dugout canoes used by his people, the Pacific Northwest Nuu-chah-nulth First Nations.

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Film
Lost World

This short film documents the impact of sand dredging on Cambodia's mangrove forests and the lives of the people who depend on them for survival.

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Photo Essay
A Possible River

These photos document the channelization of the Los Angeles River and the resiliency of the natural world.

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Photo Essay
The Aral Sea

These photographs document the resurgence of fish in the once nearly barren Aral Sea. 

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Virtual Reality
Sanctuaries of Silence

This film takes you on an immersive journey with acoustic ecologist Gordon Hempton into the Hoh Rain Forest, one of the quietest places in North America.

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Photo Essay
Palm Oil in Myanmar

Learn about the human impacts of the palm oil industry in Myanmar. 
 

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High School
Grade Level: 9-12
Valuing an Ancient Vocation
High School
Grade Level: 9-12
Architectural Wonders

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