Rita Banerji: India's Leading Wildlife/Environment Filmmaker & Catalyst for Change Ep#17

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By Heart of Conservation. Podcast from the Himalaya and Lalitha Krishnan. Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio is streamed directly from their servers. Hit the Subscribe button to track updates in Player FM, or paste the feed URL into other podcast apps.
Rita is one of India's leading wildlife and environment filmmakers. In an in-depth interview, she speaks about her experience of filming wildlife over a career spanning over 20 years. She also highlights for us conservation issues regarding wildlife trade for example and speaks of her interactions with indigenous communities of the northeast, wildlife education programmes she initiated, including Green Hub - empowering youth with video-fellowships and more. She has recently been selected as an Ashoka Fellow (a lifelong fellowship for the world's leading social entrepreneurs. and was awarded the National Geographic – CMS Prithvi Ratna Award, and in 2018 the RBS Earth Hero Award for her contribution to the environment through films.

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