Hargila Synopsis: A wildlife photographer travels to India intent on documenting the rarest stork on earth but soon discovers a conservation hero and her inspiring efforts to rally a local community to save it. Directors: Gerrit Vyn Produced by Gerrit Vyn and The Cornell Lab of Ornithology Duration: 23 minutes Finalist Category: Short US WATCH … Read more

Finding Gulo

Finding Gulo Synopsis: Finding Gulo follows a backcountry ski guide & field biologist who set out to document an elusive population of wolverines. This short film celebrates the power of citizen science to protect endangered wildlife in the face of climate change. Directed by Colin Arisman and Tyler Wilkinson-Ray Produced by Wild Confluence Media and … Read more

Deveaux Bank: Reflections of a Cultural Ornithologist

Deveaux Bank: Reflections of a Cultural Ornithologist Synopsis: In May 2019, a biologist with the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources made a monumental discovery: 20,000 Whimbrel (a threatened and rapidly declining migratory shorebird) roosting together in a single flock on Deveaux Bank: a treeless sandbar 20 miles south of Charleston. This spectacle—a flock representing … Read more