Building Powerful Conservation Efforts Through Collaboration with Peter Mather
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#018: Peter Mather is a brilliant and highly experienced conservation photographer. So when he put the call out to fellow photographers asking them to lend their skills to a cause, ears perked up. 

Mather is is a leading voice in the fight to protect the Caribou calving grounds of Alaska's oil rich Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. Recognizing that this is not just a conservation issue but a human rights issue, Mather lead a collaboration of photographers, filmmakers and writers to document the place, its people, and the wild life in an effort to bring attention to the urgent issue. 

In this episode, Mather fills us in on the lessons he learned from the experience, both about the power of bringing conservation photographers together in a concerted effort but also what it personally took to be able to pull off such a collaboration. 

If you're interested in bringing together other photographers or other creatives into a concerted effort for a conservation cause, you definitely want to listen to this interview. Mather is completely honest about what it really took - the ups and the downs, the limitations and tribulations it put on him as the lead as well as the amazing successes the teams pulled off. 

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