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New Environmentalists - The Series

From Guatemala to the Congo

The New Environmentalists share a common goal, safeguarding the Earth's natural resources from exploitation and pollution. The program features portraits of six passionate and dedicated activists around the globe who have placed themselves squarely in harm's way to battle intimidating adversaries for environmental justice in their communities.Narrated by Robert Redford, New Environmentalists illustrates how ordinary people are effecting extraordinary change.
  • program length: 30 minutes
  • episode #2017

Wednesday, July 25 at 2:30 pm on 12.1


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Through the inspiring stories of two African environmental activists —Thuli Makama, and Hammer Simwinga—the film explores conservation and sustainable development as a viable method for safeguarding wildlife. The program also bears witness to the human rights violations inflicted on indigenous peoples whose traditional homelands are bordering wildlife conservancies.