This All-Female Unit Of Rangers Protecting Wildlife From Poachers In Zimbabwe Is Epic. Poaching is slowly becoming a thing of the past in parts of Zimbabwe!
A highly-effective all-female anti-poaching ranger unit called the Akashinga is protecting wildlife and revolutionizing the fight against illegal trophy hunting. Since being founded in 2017 as part of the International Anti-Poaching Foundation (IAPF), the Akashinga (meaning The Brave Ones in the Shona language) helped reduce elephant poaching in Zimbabwe’s Lower Zambezi Valley by a whopping 80 percent. To celebrate their achievements, National Geographic recently streamed a short documentary about the Akashinga on World Elephant Day, August 12. Bored Panda reached out to one of the producers of the documentary, Drew Pulley, who has directed and produced documentary content for Nat Geo in over 30 countries around the world.
Scroll down for our full interview with him. More info: Facebook (Akashinga) | Facebook (IAPF) | Twitter | Instagram | YouTube | IAPF.org Image credits: akashinga Image credits: akashinga. Overlooked No More: Eunice Foote, Climate Scientist Lost to History. Overlooked is a series of obituaries about remarkable people whose deaths, beginning in 1851, went unreported in The Times.
In the 1850s, Eunice Foote, an amateur scientist and activist for women’s rights, made a remarkable discovery about greenhouse gases that could have helped form the foundation of modern climate science. But the scientific paper she published that might have added her name to the pantheon of early climate scientists was quickly forgotten, and she faded into obscurity. There isn’t even a known photograph of her today. The idea that greenhouse gases warm the planet is anything but new, and anything but unsettled. Foote’s ingenious and elegant experiment involved two glass cylinders filled with various substances, including moist air and carbon dioxide. In her 1856 paper about the experiment, “Circumstances Affecting the Heat of the Sun’s Rays,” she wrote that a cylinder with moist air became warmer than one with dry air. (2) A Trek Through the Mysterious Accursed Mountains. (2) This is Indian Relay, North America's original extreme sport. (2) Vanishing without a trace.
Does Who You Are at 7 Determine Who You Are at 63? The Sisyphean Solitude of a Migrant Shepherd. Some films don’t need words.
Where to Stream 11 Essential Ken Burns Documentaries - NYT Watching. Watching is The New York Times’s TV and film recommendation newsletter and website.
Ken Burns is going to war again. On Sept. 17, he and his frequent collaborator Lynn Novick will return to PBS with “The Vietnam War,” a 10-part, 18-hour documentary exploring the conflict. In anticipation, we’ve put together a guide to the best of his documentaries available online, whether you want something relatively short by Burns standards (under two hours), luxuriously long (eight hours or more) or somewhere in between. (1) The Internet's Own Boy: The Story of Aaron Swartz. Memory of the Camps (1985) The One Percent - Documentary. H is for Harry review – hard lessons to be learned. What does 11-year-old Harry want to be when he grows up?
Footballer? Software coder? He shrugs. Dunno. Harvested alive -10 years investigation of Force Organ Harvesting. Bleed Out (2018) Black Sheep. China is Surveilling and Threatening Uighurs in the U.S. Vietnam: American Holocaust. Vaccines: An Unhealthy Skepticism. Requiem for the American Dream. Andre The Giant (2018) QuantumDocs has not yet monetized their account but you can still support BitChute. Thank you for supporting QuantumDocs, please consider also supporting BitChute. Support BitChute We offer the following supporter levels, charged monthly, with a variety of associated benefits and rewards: Bronze What you get: Bronze supporter badgeMax 1 channelMax 8 playlistsMax 50 playlist entriesMonthly newsletter $5 Silver Silver supporter badgeMax 2 channelsMax 20 playlistsMax 100 playlist entriesMonthly newsletterExclusive mug *$10 Gold Gold supporter badgeMax 3 channelsMax 40 playlistsMax 200 playlist entriesMonthly newsletterExclusive mug *Exclusive T-shirt *$20 * Exclusive mug and T-shirt rewards will be sent after 6 paid months of support, and may be subject to additional charges based on delivery location.
The Fallen of World War II. Active Measures (2018) The Eugenics Crusade. Use one of the services below to sign in to PBS: You've just tried to add this video to your Watchlist so you can watch it later.
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HyperNormalisation (2016) by Adam Curtis - A different experience of reality FULL DOCUMENTARY. Song from the forest. Genghis Khan - Rise Of Mongol Empire - Documentary - by roothmens. How two small documentaries stormed the US box office this summer. This summer, a striking number of US moviegoers have chosen quieter heroes over the loud Marvel clatter.
Won’t You Be My Neighbor? And RBG, twin-brained panegyrics to kids TV host Mister Rogers and supreme court justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, have earned a combined $15m at the box office – whopping numbers for two documentaries with zero lasers, punches or zaps (RBG is already the 26th biggest doc of all time and last weekend saw Won’t You Be My Neighbor edge into the top 10). Consider these ticket sales a tithe. On Twitter, fans talk about their attendance as if they’d been to church. They cried, sighed and worshipped these icons of steadfast goodwill, and exited the theater inspired.
Good for them – and good for the independent film-makers who trusted their audience’s craving for stories about true courage, not CGI high jinks. 50 documentaries you need to see. Joshua Oppenheimer The Texan director’s feature debut, The Act of Killing (2012), and its follow-up, The Look of Silence (2014), explore the aftermath of massacres in Indonesia.
Both were nominated for Oscars. Salaam Cinema, Mohsen Makhmalbaf, 1995 For this film, Mohsen Makhmalbaf announces a casting call: thousands of people turn up and there’s a riot to get in. Each participant is channelling their worries and hopes into the desire to be in a film. Close Up, Abbas Kiarostami, 1990 A man pretends to be Mohsen Makhmalbaf, the director of Salaam Cinema. The impostor’s fragility ultimately embodies what it means to be poor and struggling in life, and through that you feel how sad it is that we live in a world where people are measured by wealth and power, and the cruelty that any human being could ever feel insignificant.
Gates of Heaven, Errol Morris, 1978. Shooting Syria: documentaries from the most dangerous place on earth. Wars are defined by the way they are covered.
In the 1930s, it was the Leica that brought the Spanish civil war to readers, while the second world war was seen through black-and-white newsreels. After the colour TV footage of Vietnam, which introduced war to every living room, audiences experienced the illusion of real-time participation in the Balkans and the wars against Saddam Hussein via 24-hour news cycles and instant video.
The Rape of Recy Taylor: behind one of the year's most vital documentaries. The titular crime in The Rape of Recy Taylor and the miscarriage of justice that follows occurred in 1944 and the spring of 1945.
But amid a wave of sexual assault claims that is sweeping powerful men off their perches, the modern analogues are hard to miss. Specifically, the question of where this moment leaves women with no power, no leverage, no fame. Attacking the Devil: Harold Evans and the Last Nazi War Crime review – gripping account of thalidomide battle. It was Harold Evans’ finest hour. Maybe it was British journalism’s finest hour, too. Under this tough, smart and persistent editor, the Sunday Times ran its legendary campaign in the late 60s and early 70s to uncover the truth about thalidomide, the morning sickness drug given 10 years previously to pregnant women, causing their children to be born with malformed limbs. Evans also battled to get proper compensation for the victims’ families. He was up against an army of lawyers deployed by the Distillers group, which owned the drug, enforcing endless injunctions and pursuing bullyboy tactics with the plaintiff families.