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Events • A’I KOFAN, SIEKOPAI, SIONA and WAORANI – photographer Julia Marie WERNER c/o WILDFOX RUNNING supports indigenous nations from the Amazon region together with ARTHELPS and Clearwater (by Saving an Angel*)

04.07.2020 • Photographer Julia Marie WERNER c/o WILDFOX RUNNING joined forces with ARTHELPS and Clearwater (by Saving an Angel*) in support of a project which was just launched in the Amazon region. At the heart of the project are people from four indigenous nations: A’I KOFAN, SIEKOPAI, SIONA and WAORANI. We are delighted to present you the portraits by Julia Marie Werner here on GoSee.

ARTHELPS is an initiative by creatives and artists which helps people living under socially disadvantaged conditions in a very special way – with art: “With a variety of projects full of imagination, we offer them a platform where they can discover, explore and unleash their artistic potential. And we give them a voice. Because through exhibiting and selling the creations and products, their personal hopes and fears are made public.” GoSee: arthelps.de


*The Clearwater Project by SAVINGANANGEL has the following cause: The Amazon rainforest is home to 20% of the world’s fresh water resources. But still, the oil industry has abused the northeast of Ecuador for decades for oil production. Land which has been...

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Events • Save Nairobi National Park – Save NNP : Gone forever this July 2020 – Please sign the petition today !

30.06.2020 • Lives do not matter in a post-Covid Kenya where ‘Profit Before Life’ remains a fact. So please sign the petition ‘Save Nairobi National Park – Save NNP’ to stop the construction of a luxury hotel that will destroy these animals’ habitat. The June 30th deadline for public comments on development plans for Nairobi National Park looms. Under the cover of coronavirus, the government of Kenya has pushed through development plans which will have detrimental impact on indigenous communities and wildlife.

“To ignore an entire Maasai community and its livelihood for the enjoyment of a few is the “othering” of our lives,” – Nkamunu Patita, Maasai community leader.

The fate of nature reserves across Kenya and Africa hangs by a string as a precedent is set. The Nairobi National park was formed in the 1940s when the Maasai elders foresaw the City of Nairobi developing rapidly. As wildlife and nature is their way of life, they parted with their land, in agreement that the land be used for the sole purpose of conserving and preserving wildlife. The last few decades have seen the park encroached,...

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Events • Happy Birthday NHS – Star photographer RANKIN says “Thank You NHS!” with his portrait series of doctors and nursing staff, now appearing on billboards all over the UK

30.06.2020 • To mark the 72nd Birthday of the NHS, RANKIN photographed a portrait series with doctors and nursing staff of the NHS who work daily on the frontline, and continue to do so, to make sure that the COVID-19 pandemic remains under control. Because it is far from over. For the occasion, the photos will be showcased across the UK at bus stops, on billboards and in vibrant pedestrian areas including the Piccadilly Lights in London.

Shown in the photographs are: an ICU consultant, a COVID-19 critical care nurse, a midwife, a psychiatrist, a caregiver, a pharmacist, etc. – who all play a vital role in a meanwhile well functioning system.

Photographer and Director Rankin : “As the coronavirus pandemic began to unfold, I was moved by the incredible efforts of people across the NHS, and I wanted to document who they are and their role in fighting this disease. Taking a portrait is a unique and intimate experience, even with social distancing in place. Everyone had their own inspiring story which to them was just doing their job. I hope these images portray the resilience and courage they show...

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Events • Whoopi Goldberg’s Dramatic Call for Climate Action in cooperation with Extinction Rebellion

10.06.2020 • Whoopi Goldberg has teamed up with Extinction Rebellion in a beautiful new animation set in the future. The stunning 3-minute film looks back from 2050 to show how people came together to save the world from the climate crisis. The team behind ‘The Gigantic Change’, together with Passion Pictures – who created the famous Orangutan advert for Iceland – knew that Whoopi’s iconic voice would bring a perfect sense of gravitas to the performance. She is a prominent campaigner on environmental issues, so she had the power to inspire many of her followers to take action.

The urgency of the situation clearly resonates with her, and many others, but the challenge is to communicate this urgency to the wider public. This is the primary purpose of The Gigantic Change. After seeing the film, viewers are directed to a simple page outlining the most effective actions they can take to save the environment. This could be anything from diet and travel all the way up to civil disobedience. Whoopi Goldberg has appeared in such films as The Color Purple, Ghost and Sister Act, and lent her voice to the...

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