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Ami Vitale is a Nikon Ambassador and National Geographic magazine photographer. Instyle Magazine named Ami one of fifty Badass Women who are changing the world, a list that also includes Ruth Bader Ginsberg, Katie Couric, Cardi B, and Jane Goodall.
Ami is a founding member of Ripple Effect Images, an organization that uses storytelling to shed light on the hardships women in developing countries face and the programs that can help them.
Ami recently published a best-selling book, Panda Love: The Secret Lives of Pandas. She lectures for the National Geographic LIVE series. And she’s won a million different awards.
We talk about:
- Her time with Sudan, the last male northern white rhino
- The incredible conservation efforts supporting pandas in China
- Reteti, a community-run elephant sanctuary in Kenya
AMI’S OMAZE CONTEST - Support Ol Pejeta Conservancy and Join Ami Vitale on an African Safari & See the World’s Last Two Northern White Rhinos - www.omaze.com/rhinos
Please check out and support and support Ami’s work:
Web site: www.amivitale.com
OMAZE CONTEST: www.omaze.com/rhinos
Panda Love: The Secret Lives of Pandas: https://amzn.to/2XigR41
Ripple Effect Images: https://bit.ly/2Ep67cJ
Sources for topics discussed:
Instyle Badass 50 Women: https://bit.ly/2XiPdDZ
Reteti Elephant Sanctuary: https://bit.ly/2T8tCil
NatGeo Live: https://bit.ly/2VdJBca
Jane Goodall Institute: www.janegoodall.org
Jane Goodall documentary: https://on.natgeo.com/2hAFsgV
David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust: https://bit.ly/1i5Y1DO
Carl Safina: http://carlsafina.org/
Beyond Words: What Animals Think and Feel: https://amzn.to/2ck0RWF
Giraffes “humming” paper: https://bit.ly/2E8cyiL
West African giraffe success story: https://bit.ly/2TYOYMo
Ami’s NatGeo panda story: https://on.natgeo.com/2TORIMt
Zhang Hemin aka “Papa Panda”: https://bit.ly/2VdMCJO
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