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Earth: A New Wild

"EARTH A New Wild," a landmark series revealing the extraordinary way humans are intimately connected to the wild animals and wild places of this planet. The series reveals nature as never before seen with one simple act: by turning the cameras around to put humans into the picture. Produced by National Geographic Television in association with Passion Pictures and hosted by Dr. M. Sanjayan, the series takes viewers to the frontiers of where man and wildlife meet. Viewers will discover how humans are inextricably woven into every aspect of the planetĂ­s natural systems and how saving and restoring wild nature is key to preserving and enriching future existence.

Screening Information

Dr. M. Sanjayan, host of "EARTH A New Wild" and leading conservation scientist, will join AETN, The Nature Conservancy of Arkansas and the Museum of Discovery in Little Rock Wednesday, Jan. 21, at 6 p.m. for a free preview screening and panel discussion of "EARTH A New Wild." Additional panelists include Scott Simon, director of The Nature Conservancy of Arkansas. Kevin Delaney of the Museum of Discovery moderates.

The "EARTH A New Wild" preview screening is free and open to the public, and seating is limited. The event will include a reception, screening and discussion at the Ron Robinson Auditorium, 100 River Market Avenue, Little Rock. Free reserved tickets to the event may be secured by contacting Ginsie Simmons at 501-537-3081 or by emailing no later than Jan. 19. A reservation is required to attend.

About M. Sanjayan

M. Sanjayan is a leading ecologist, speaker, writer and an Emmy-nominated news contributor focused on the role of conservation in improving human well-being, wildlife and the environment.  He holds a doctorate from the University of California, Santa Cruz, a research faculty appointment with the Wildlife Program at the University of Montana, and is an executive vice president and senior scientist for Conservation International.  His scientific research has been published in peer-reviewed journals including Science, Nature andConservation Biology. Sanjayan’s broad-reaching television experience includes serving as a contributor to CBS News. He is also the correspondent for Years of Living Dangerously (Showtime) and has served as a host for numerous documentaries for BBC and Discovery Channel. He writes for Orion magazine and Huffington Post and he regularly posts about his research expeditions on twitter at @msanjayan.

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