Photos from Jo-Anne McArthur for turtle conservation

I was lucky enough to have an incredible animal rights photographer join my project to help save turtles in Ontario.

Her name is Jo-Anne McArthur, she’s a warmhearted individual that permeates a deep-seated appreciation for treating living things as they are- special, important and deserving the best of us.

I’m extremely grateful to have her incomparable photographic talents showcased in “Alpha Heart Wildlife presents The Kawartha Turtle Trauma Center”.

Here’s a little on her project “We Animals” and her work to further animal rights into the 21st century.

The We Animals project was created by award-winning photojournalist Jo-Anne McArthur who has been documenting the plight of animals on all seven continents for over ten years. Her documentary project, We Animals, is internationally celebrated and over 80 animal organizations, among them Igualdad Animal, Sea Shepherd and the Jane Goodall Institute, have benefited from her photography. Many organizations have also worked with her closely on campaigns and investigations. Recent awards and accolades include the 2011 Canadian Empathy Award (art category); one of CBC’s Top 50 Champions of Change; Farm Sanctuary’s 2010 “Friend of Farm Animals” award; HuffPost WOMEN’s “Top 10 Women trying to change the world”; one of 20 activists featured in the book The Next Eco Warrior; and the “Shining World Compassion Award” by Supreme Master Ching Hai. Jo-Anne is being featured in the upcoming film by Canadian film maker Liz Marshall. She hails from Toronto, Canada. 

You can learn more about “We Animals” here

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