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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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Film
Elemental

Three individuals united by their deep connection with nature are driven to confront some of the most pressing ecological challenges of our time.

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Photo Essay
Dark Skies

The loss of our connection to darkness and to the night sky is emblematic of our deeper separation from the natural world.

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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
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
The Fall of Flint

These photos portray the town of Flint and its residents as they persevere through the water crisis in 2014.

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Film
When a Town Runs Dry

This story documents life in Stratford, a small farming town in California’s Central Valley which suffers from a drought impacting the residents’ daily lives.

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Film
Even the Walls

Multi-generational residents living within a public-housing neighborhood in downtown Seattle grapple with the forces of gentrification.

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