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Gautam Shah: Saving wildlife from behind the computer screen

Paula Kahumbu: Defending rights for elephants, globally

Jane Goodall: Championing animal conservation for six decades

Rae Wynn-Grant: Finding harmony for humans and bears

Krithi Karanth: Finding the balance between human communities and nature

Rodrigo Medellín: Becoming the 'Bat Man' of Mexico

Dominique Gonçalves: Coexisting with the elephants of Mozambique

Shivani Bhalla: For the lions, for Kenya

Brian Skerry: Revealing the 'Secrets of the Whales'

Gautam Shah: Saving wildlife from behind the computer screen

Paula Kahumbu: Defending rights for elephants, globally

Jane Goodall: Championing animal conservation for six decades

Rae Wynn-Grant: Finding harmony for humans and bears

Krithi Karanth: Finding the balance between human communities and nature

Rodrigo Medellín: Becoming the 'Bat Man' of Mexico

Dominique Gonçalves: Coexisting with the elephants of Mozambique

Shivani Bhalla: For the lions, for Kenya

Brian Skerry: Revealing the 'Secrets of the Whales'

Gautam Shah: Saving wildlife from behind the computer screen

Paula Kahumbu: Defending rights for elephants, globally

Jane Goodall: Championing animal conservation for six decades

Rae Wynn-Grant: Finding harmony for humans and bears

Krithi Karanth: Finding the balance between human communities and nature

Rodrigo Medellín: Becoming the 'Bat Man' of Mexico

Dominique Gonçalves: Coexisting with the elephants of Mozambique

Shivani Bhalla: For the lions, for Kenya

Brian Skerry: Revealing the 'Secrets of the Whales'

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