Italian fisherman Paolo Fanciulli had tried everything to stop illegal deep-sea trawlers from harming his beloved Mediterranean ecosystem, but nothing worked. That’s when he hatched the plan to place 10-ton marble sculptures on the ocean floor.
Trail runner and activist Felipe Cancino takes us on a 120 km run through the Maipo River Valley—revealing along the way the impacts of the Alto Maipo hydropower project on the local ecosystem, its communities and traditions; and the threat it poses to the water supply of Santiago’s 7.1 million residents.
The Red Desert in southwest Wyoming is the largest unfenced area in the continental United States. In order to raise awareness about this threatened ecosystem, several Wyoming conservation groups have banded together to organize a trail race that brings runners, local stakeholders, and concerned citizens together to experience this place and see exactly what is at stake.