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BE.WILDER 09 STEVE

As an avid reptile whisperer, passionate surfer and all round legend, Steve Irwin was one of the most influential conservation personalities in the world. With a deep understanding of animal behaviour, exceptional bush survival skills and a wired personality, this allowed him to travel the world to film and educate people about often misunderstood animals.

“Since I was a boy, from this house, I was out rescuing crocodiles and snakes. My mum and dad were very passionate about that and, I was lucky enough to go along.” Steve Irwin.

BE.WILDER 08 WOLVES

@harryborden

@harryborden

Our efforts for preserving wildlife have lead society to protect the species that we hold most dear to us. This conservation bias driven by public opinion, has allowed us to select those animals worthy of saving. And, while we protect some, we also crusade against other animals that are crucial to the stability of ecosystems, like sharks and wolves. Does it make sense to shame rhino poachers while at the same time turning a blind eye to killing sprees against wolves?

Would You Listen To Nickelback To Save Bandicoots?

How am I not already playing this game?

As the Winter chill subsides, you're probably coming out of hibernation feeling like a lost, potatoey potato. Well, stuff your Pokemon Go in a sack. This wildlife-saving game will have you fighting extinction, whilst simultaneously nudging you to accomplish something a little extra-ordinary. Or just straight-up hilarious. Edge Pledge enables anyone (and everyone) to become an Extinction Fighter, by putting themselves 'on the edge'.

Jump onto the website, where you will be quizzed to find your perfect species (bypass this stage if you already have a well-established spirit animal). Then, get creative and conjure up three potential pledges. Dive in a tuxedo to save sharks, drive an Uber for a week to rescue turtles. Then, let your mates do the voting by donation.

Edge Pledge is on a mission to raise sustainable funding for worthy causes, by turning us all into Extinction Fighters rather than keyboard warriors. They work with the University of Melbourne, plus a growing list of environmental partners. So far, you can protect up to 16 different species, including Manta Rays through Earthwatch and Chimpanzees through the Jane Goodall Australia Institute.

If you're looking for an opportunity to be more of a legend, here is that chance.

BE.WILDER 05 STORMS

@mitchdobrowner

@mitchdobrowner

"The question is... whether we shall, by whatever means, succeed in reconstituting the natural world as the true terrain of politics, rehabilitating the personal experience of human beings as the initial measure of things, placing morality above politics and responsibility above our desires, in making human community meaningful, in returning content to human speech, in reconstituting, as the focus of all social action, the autonomous, integral, and dignified human"
Vaclav Havel

THE MYSTERIOUS ISLA DE ALGAS

Director Ryan Thomas dug out a Psychic trip that due to the high quantity of epicness of footage didn't make it into the original film (Psychic Migrations). Check out Ryan Thomas and Andrew Doheny motor out to sea then row ashore a desert island and step into something out of a different era. They walked across the island for a single day’s session on the rippable walls of this cold right hander.

Note: Sustainable ways of transport can lead you to some epic adventures.

BE.WILDER 03 - ICELAND

@chrisburkard

@chrisburkard

Iceland has a history of survival and prosperity. Colonized by Viking Norseman Scandinavia and the British Isles, the country still maintains many of its rich cultural traditions.

100% of the country's electricity production and house heating is produced by domentic, renewable resources - hydro and geothermal.