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27th March 2020

How Documentary Films Inspire Activism

Laura Mahler, in conversation with fellow filmmaker Eleanor Church, discusses the potential of documentary film to inspire social action in viewers. Has the past year seen a paradigm shift in how we receive environmental films?

19th September 2018

Sail Britain: Saving our 'big blue world'

Founder of Sail Britain Oliver Beardon talks to Helen Taylor about his unique approach to marine conservation and why reconnecting people with the ocean is the best way of preserving it

Authors

Laura Mahler

Laura Mahler

Laura Mahler is an environmental researcher and documentary filmmaker. Her first film, Film The Change: PLASTIC has been screened worldwide, and she has picked up academic and film awards internationally, including the Youth Jury Award at the Krakow International Film Festival.

Helen Taylor

Helen Taylor

Helen is a multimedia, NCTJ qualified journalist, as well as a writer covering conservation, travel, the environment and culture. Her articles have been published in Oceanographic Magazine, Geographical Magazine, Sidetracked, Adventure Travel magazine and Adventure Uncovered.

Soraya Abdel-Hadi

Soraya Abdel-Hadi

Soraya Abdel-Hadi is a trained sustainability professional (One Planet MBA), consultant, B Leader and freelance writer based in the UK. With experience in a variety of industries, including veterinary, publishing, security, environmental activism, and sport and leisure, she is passionate about the power of multidisciplinary working and applying our personal skills to create more businesses to do good. She also likes large expanses of water, wine and art activism.