Using the language of “visual poetry,” we are lighting up St. Peter's Basilica to reinforce the idea of a responsible stewardship for our common home a notion touched on by both the current Pope Francis and the earlier one. The project signals the start of the Jubilee but also the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, known as COP21, which continues in Paris through Dec. 11.
In keeping with the saint who inspired his papal name, Francis has made environmental justice a cornerstone of his vision. His encyclical, issued in June, forcefully calls for action to stem environmental destruction and climate change, which has the most adverse impact on the world’s poor.
- Earth Under Siege
- Call to Action
- Spreading Survival
The Ivory Game
Follow the illegal ivory trade from Africa to China through the under-cover stories of four dedicated activists for Africa’s elephants.
A global network of activists, journalists and scientists risk their lives to battle poachers and organized crime on the high seas.
We The Voters
We The Voters: 20 Films for the People unravels how U.S. democracy works and asks Americans to seize the power of their vote
Naledi: A Baby Elephant's Tale
The true story of a baby elephant born into a rescue camp in Botswana, who, at one month of age, is suddenly orphaned.