Follow these links to organizations and individuals that are maximizing the use of visual narratives to secure wilderness protection, and advocate for environmental and social justice.
- Ecuador Conservation Organizations
- Ecuador Travel Information
- Resources for Rainforest Photographers
Blue Earth Alliance
Blue Earth believes documentary photography can inspire positive change. We support visual storytelling on critical environmental and social issues through direct assistance to photographers and a collaborative community of professionals. Blue Earth projects are featured in books such as The Living Wild by Art Wolfe, Arctic National Wildlife Refuge by Subhankar Banerjee, and Life on Earth: A Journey Through Time by Frans Lanting. Raw Rainforest founder and program leader Bruce Farnsworth’s is Blue Earth photographer. This is the link to his project “Amazon Headwaters: Locals Working Toward the Global.”
The International League of Conservation Photographers
iLCP is a 501(c)3 charitable organization whose mission is to further environmental and cultural conservation through communication initiatives that create vital content and disseminate conservation messages to a wide variety of audiences. Bruce Farnsworth was recently nominated for fellowship to the ILCP.
Bridges to Understanding
Founded by photographer Phil Borges, this foundation brings children around the world in contact with each other through training and shared photography essays.
The Clark Lab
John Clark, Ph.D. is a friend and botanist who has worked extensively in the Andean cloud forests of Ecuador. He is a world authority on the plant family Geseriaceae, and dedicated to increasing our knowledge of the floristics and conservation of neotropical flora.