January 8th, 2018 | 31 mins 22 secs
africa, conscious consumer, conservation, ecoconscious, ecofriendly, ecology, ecowarrior, environment, environmental, green, green business, primates, primatologist, research, sustainability, trashy beauty
Primatologist Paula Pebsworth studies the self-medicating behavior in primates known as geophagy or soil eating. How she got there is a fascinating story of grit and passion. Paula tells us about the human-wildlife conflict she witnessed in South Africa, how being a mom and a researcher has its challenges, and how to make your dreams a reality.
December 18th, 2017 | 33 mins 20 secs
africa, conservation, ecoconscious, ecofriendly, ecology, ecowarrior, elephants, environment, environmental, green, green business, reforestation, sustainability, volunteer
Cara Braund is the Conservation Office Manager of Wildlife Works Kenya, a UN REDD+ carbon credit community-based conservation project located near Tsavo East and Tsavo West National Park. This project is home to many of Africa's endangered species and helps reduce carbon emissions through land protection, community projects, and creating jobs.