New Environmentalists - The Series

From Surinam to Bangladesh

This episode includes stories of environmental activism in Indonesia, Russia, Gabon, Bangladesh, Surinam and here at home in West Virginia.
  • program length: 30 minutes
  • episode #110

Saturday, September 15 at 1:00 pm on 12.2

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  • Wednesday, October 3 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.