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The Possibilists

This project is a podcast collaboration with a California-based nonprofit and podcast creator, Pelecanus. Together, we are spotlighting stories directly from people in conservation and climate working with solutions-based efforts to tackle the world’s critical environmental struggles.

The Possibilists’ title is borrowed from Michael Soule, the late pioneering conservation biologist, and his response to a question about whether he was optimistic or pessimistic about the future of our environment. He responded that he is possibilistic. We want to be possibilistic too, and, together with Pelecanus, we’re trying to explore what that means.  Join us as we try to understand what possibilism means for the people whose efforts are ensuring a sustainable future for our planet.

 

About Pelecanus

Pelecanus is a conservation-based collective in the continuous wonder of the healing and encouragement that is possible on this planet and the people making it happen. We are committed to telling these stories and demonstrating optimism through science. Pelecanus is led by brothers Austin and Taylor Parker.

 


Episode 10: Anna Rathmann – Jane Goodall Institute

Pelecanus Inc. · The Possibilists: Episode 10 – Anna Rathmann – Jane Goodall Institute


 

Episode 9: Jonathan Franklin – A Wild Idea

Pelecanus Inc. · The Possibilists – Episode 9: Jonathan Franklin – A Wild Idea


 

Episode 8: Dr. J. Drew Lanham


 

Episode 7: Dr. Judy Mann


 

Episode 6: Dr. Hila Shamon


 

Episode 5: Peppermint Narwhal


 

Episode 4: Dr. Rafael Chiaravalloti


 

Episode 3: Arthur Muneza & Michael Brown of the Giraffe Conservation Foundation


 

Episode 2: Dr. Jon Paul Rodriguez


 

Episode 1: Dr. Nancy Knowlton