The Fish & The Flame

The Fish & The Flame Synopsis: When a supposedly extinct fish resurfaces in the path of oncoming wildfire, a Colorado biologist braves the flames on a daring rescue mission. Director: David Hutchinson Producers: Page Buono, Nate Dappen, and David Hutchinson Duration: 14 minutes United States WATCH VIRTUALLY MAY 1-7 Sponsored by

Restoring Italy’s Wild Heart

Restoring Italy’s Wild Heart Synopsis: Restoring Italy’s Wild Heart is a short film that places a spotlight on the people in the Apennine Mountain range, who are doing extraordinary things to restore their native ecosystem and promote progressive coexistence within it. Only 2 hours from Rome but untouched by heavy industry this almost forgotten region … Read more

Porcupines Give You 30,000 Reasons to Back Off

Porcupines Give You 30,000 Reasons to Back Off Synopsis: Porcupines may be adorable, but their quills are razor-sharp, designed to impale, and are next to impossible to remove. But it’s not all bad news. Researchers are designing new surgical staples that mimic the quill’s shape to better close wounds and speed up healing. Director: Josh … Read more

La Voz del Mar: Hope for Hawksbill Turtles

La Voz del Mar: Hope for Hawksbill Turtles Synopsis: Hawksbill turtles are critically endangered globally, and for many years it was believed they had disappeared from El Salvador. Today, grassroots conservation is delivering renewed hope for hawksbills. Each year, tens of thousands of hatchlings now begin their amazing life journey. Directors: Jon Bougher Produced … Read more

KǪ̀K’ETÌ: Walking With Caribou

KǪ̀K’ETÌ: Walking With Caribou Synopsis: The Bathurst caribou herd have roamed Canada’s arctic since time immemorial. Tragically, in just the last 30 years, their population has dropped from half a million to less than ten thousand. The Tłı̨chǫ people have an intimate connection with the Bathurst. The herd has been a source of food, clothing … Read more

Hen Harrier: Skydance to Skydance

Hen Harrier: Skydance to Skydance Synopsis: A watercolour-illustrated stop-motion animation describing the lifecycle of the hen harrier and the threats to this beautiful bird of prey in the UK. Directors: Lauren Cook Duration: 2 minutes 24 seconds United Kingdom WATCH VIRTUALLY MAY 1-7 Sponsored by

Hellbender in the Blue

Hellbender in the Blue Synopsis: From New York to Appalachia, the two-foot long Eastern hellbender salamander is an indicator species of our river health. The population has declined noticeably since the early 1980s. Taking place in the Blue River watershed of Southern Indiana, this film shares the story of a state-wide effort to improve the … Read more

Cold Stun

Cold Stun Synopsis: On February 14, 2021, a winter storm hit Texas. Met with freezing temperatures combined with a disabled power grid, a small organization fought to save the lives of thousands of cold stunned sea turtles that would have otherwise frozen to death and drowned. With the help of a community of volunteers, Sea … Read more