OPP #017: Exploration, Conservation, and Empathy With Charles Bergman

Today's Guest: Charles Bergman

King Penguins, © Charles Bergman

We Discuss:

  • How following different passions led him to photography
  • How to reframe how we relate to animals to respond better to the global extinction crisis
  • The importance of storytelling in creating meaning and connection
  • How he hadn’t intended to write a book about penguins, and what inspired him to do so
  • What makes penguins compelling
  • His expedition experiences to several continents to learn about and photograph 18 species of penguin
  • What threatens penguin species
  • What we can learn from animals
  • And so much more!

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This Post Has 2 Comments

  1. Dear Brenda – this was one of the most moving conversations. Thanks so much for all of your hard and very professional work, and for bringing tears to my eyes. Thanks to Charles Bergman and his wife for the very important photography they have undertaken to help save Penguins.

    1. Brenda Petrella

      Thank you, Elizabeth, for sharing your kind words! I will be sure Charles sees them too. I’m so glad you enjoyed our conversation :).

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