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Equatorial Glaciers and an Amazing Journey: Snows of the Nile

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Neil Losin and Nathan Dappen are pretty amazing people. Both PhD scientists, both accomplished film-makers and photographers, both ‘outside of the box’ thinkers. I’ve previously showcased their successful Kickstarter campaign for their book The Symbol, on wall lizards of the Pityusic Archipelago in Spain. Their most recent project ‘Snows of the Nile’ came about from a nationwide competition put on by Dos Equis. The ‘Stay Thirsty Grant’ allowed Losin and Dappen to travel to the glaciers of the Rwenzori Mountains in Africa.

To read more, and to watch the entire film, check out my entire post HERE.

Carin Bondar About the Author: Carin Bondar is a biologist, writer and film-maker with a PhD in population ecology from the University of British Columbia. Find Dr. Bondar online at, on twitter @drbondar or on her facebook page: Dr. Carin Bondar – Biologist With a Twist. Follow on Twitter @drbondar.

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