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Wilfred Mejia

in Chicago

Saving India's Elephants

PRESENTED ON MAR 06, 2018
IN CHICAGO @ VOL 45

Wilfred Mejia makes an empassioned plea for animal's rights.

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The Ears, Trunks, and Tusks in Art

BY HIROMI NAKAMURA
@ PECHAKUCHA X ARTEK ON OCT 31, 2013

Hiromi Nakamura presents 20 artistic depictions of elephants. Some are characters in children's stories, others are from paintings by famous artists. (In Japanese)

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An Artist's Love for Animals

BY MICHELLE ST. VRAIN
IN SIOUX FALLS

Michelle St. Vrain, a local Sioux Falls artist, presents her artwork on animals that she created during her undergraduate and graduate career in relation to her transition from childhood to adulthood and her beliefs on animal's rights.   

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You Have Elephants Where?!

BY ANDREW STEWART
@ VOL 20 ON JAN 31, 2014

Andrew Stewart studied zoology at the University of St. Andrews and worked in the safari industry in Botswana before moving to Maine. He is now the director of Hope Elephants which is a rehabilitation center for two retired elephants focusing on their joint issues. Hope Elephants is also developing education programs using elephant biology and conservation outreach and collaborations to help wild and captive elephant populations.

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Conservation: Hopeless?

BY CHERYL KIRBY-STOKES
@ VOL 5 ON OCT 27, 2014

Cheryl Kirby-Stokes works in a double wide trailer for the Office of Scholar Development, reading, reviewing, and editing essays  for students' nationally competitive scholarship applications.  She also travels semi-regularly with her husband to assist with his study abroad trips to South Africa.  Cheryl discusses conservation and it's viability.

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India's Intellectual Heritage

BY ISHITA GUPTA
@ VOL 4 ON NOV 15, 2015

Ms. Ishita Gupta on India's intellectual heritage.

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From Everest to Elephants

BY HOLLY BUDGE
@ VOL 23 ON FEB 25, 2016

Holly Budge shares on projects that she's taken on that aid struggling communities and the environement. You could say Holly is a contradiction.  A genuinely lovely human being, personable and down to earth, whilst performing superhuman acts on a world record breaking level.

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Elephant tourism: spectacular shows or silent suffering?

BY KATIE GRIMMOND
@ VOL 18 ON APR 18, 2017

Katie Grimmond is completing her MSci in Biological Sciences at the University of Aberdeen. She is interested in animal behavior, cognition, and welfare. Her presentation is about the welfare of elephants used in tourism in Thailand.

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Why We Love Elephants, A Convenient Truth

BY ALEXANDER LEONARD
@ VOL 5 ON FEB 01, 2018

Elephants are magnificent creatures that capture our attention, but why? Elephant ambassador Alexander Leonard reveals personal stories and valuable information about these captivating beings and the help that they need in their environment.

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Probably the best job for the world

BY SOFIE FLENSBORG
@ VOL 6 ON NOV 01, 2018

Sofie Flensborg photos illustrate what it is like to work as a lawyer for the Secretariat of the UN Convention that aims to ensure that species of animals and plants don’t go extinct - while at the same time contributing to sustainable development…