How do we use our resources more wisely to protect the earth and our environment? How can we share our knowledge? As you can see from this student film I directed in 1977, these questions have been of utmost importance to me since the beginning of my career in film. My goal has always been to share the wonder of our world. I hope that through my lens, I can share a vision for a better future for us as individuals and for us a global society.
The issues and ideas addressed in this film are just as important today as they were back then. The advantage we have now that we didn’t have in the 1970s is the internet. Through social media of all kinds — Facebook, Twitter, Instagram — we can more easily work together to share the knowledge and beauty of our natural world.
I believe we protect what we love. The goal of my films is to bring the beauty and awe of our natural world to people everywhere; I want them to fall in love. Then, perhaps, we will all unite stronger than ever to strive for the changes needed to protect our world.