What would you do if some of your favorite animals ceased to exist? With issues like the "sixth extinction," questions like this have to be asked.
Wildlife filmmaker Chris Palmer discusses ethical choices in storytelling
Chris Palmer, a grandfather of three, educates current and future generations about our
responsibility to maintain biological diversity and reduce animal extinction. Palmer works with
naturalists and biologists to treat animals ethically, film green, and create awareness.
In respective circumstances, their team stages scenes to emphasize specific narratives; a killer
whale skull placed along the ocean floor, wolves rented and dramatized production techniques.
Yet all with the greater purpose of education and awareness; to preserve our wildlife so that
future generations will grow up in a world where they can see humpback whales and grizzly
— Emily Priborkin and Samantha Sorbaro