Lights, Camera, Action: for Wildlife

Fight for Rhinos

Like movies? Care about world conservation? Then New York is the place to be Oct. 16th through Oct. 20th.

The New York Wildlife Conservation Film Festival attracts over 4,000 attendees from the conservation, education, wildlife film and travel industries; including representatives from NATURE, National Geographic, PBS, Smithsonian Channel as well as wildlife filmmakers, distributors, producers and newcomers to the industry.

The festival provides a chance for discussion and negotiation for business opportunities for experts and wildlife activists alike.  It also gives ample opportunity for the audience to interact with leading figures in the wildlife community.

There is a variety of film covering everything from otters to elephants. Check out the following rhino and anti-poaching  film trailers:

Spotter Come Home  (about a runaway rhino being brought back home to Lewa WIldlife Conservancy)

Boots on the Ground trailer  (about the Protrack anti-poaching rangers in the bush risking their…

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Know : Life Lessons from Dogs :) Worthy Read

PROPEL STEPS

Never pass up the opportunity to go for a joy ride.

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Allow the experience of fresh air and the wind in your face to be pure ecstasy.

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When loved ones come home, always run to greet them.

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When it’s in your best interest, practice obedience.

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Let others know when they’ve invaded your territory.

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Take naps and stretch before rising.

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Run, romp and play daily.

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Eat with gusto and enthusiasm.

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Be loyal.

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Never pretend to be something you’re not.

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If what you want lies buried, dig until you find it.

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When someone is having a bad day, be silent, sit close by and nuzzle them gently.

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Thrive on attention and let people touch you.

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Avoid biting when a simple growl will do.

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On hot days, drink lots of water and lie under a shady tree.

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When you’re happy, dance around and wag your entire body.

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No matter how often you’re scolded…

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