Jocelyn Stokes

Filmmaker, photographer and conservation biologist focused on honoring our global biodiversity through powerful storytelling media that empower positive solutions.

CONSERVATION

Planetary health begins with conscientious, empowered communities. Through media creation we work to conserve our most biologically diverse global ecosystems through programs that educate, empower and promote sustainable alternative livelihoods.

AWARENESS

We can no longer afford to be ignorant of our responsibility to address the issues we face as finite natural resources diminish and natural systems fail due to unsustainable practices. Awareness leads to comprehensive solutions for conserving our ecosystems.

CAMPAIGNS

We create story-telling media that share the story of our planet's most threatened ecosystems and invaluable inhabitants. Media campaigns are focused on building a global awareness of wildlife threatened with extinction and solution-oriented action plans.

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Health In Harmony

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When Forests Heal

A film series illustrating how rainforests are being conserved with a stethoscope. Directed by Jocelyn Stokes, these films share the inspirational story of Health in Harmony's successful work in community-driven, planetary health in high-value rainforest areas of West Kalimantan, Borneo.

Understanding that rainforests are essential for the survival of humanity, Health in Harmony addresses ecological conservation and urgent climate needs through integrated initiatives from female empowerment to alternative livelihoods to health care. HIH collaborates with rainforest communities in Borneo, Madagascar, and Brazil to create the change our planet needs.


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Outreach Program Development

Successfully plan, develop, implement, and then evaluate media communication programs that provide training and empowerment-building activities that enable the target population to embrace campaign goals.

Conservation Photojournalism

Bringing a fresh approach to creating engaging media that resonates with audiences and inspires action with the goal of making a catalyst for today’s conversation about the plight of endangered wildlife.

Event Production

From small-scale film screenings to international festivals, effectively produce impactful events that are executed with confidence. Well versed in managing the many details of a campaign to a fluid and concise message across multiple media channels.

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Survival of the Sun Bears

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Survival of the Sun Bears

A wildlife conservation campaign focused on building a global awareness of sun bears, and what they need to survive. Jocelyn is working to create educational media that conveys the story of sun bears in Borneo. Media developed is made available to non-commercial parties for education, advocacy, and fundraising.


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Jocelyn Stokes
Jocelyn Stokes

Formally trained in wildlife science and photojournalism, Jocelyn Stokes has dedicated her storytelling craft to the production of films that promote our global stewardship of the natural world. Her films share the comprehensive realties of environmental conservation with a focus on the hopeful and visionary efforts of those leading the most sustainable models of conservation today.

Filmmaker

As a filmmaker Stokes has contributed to National Geographic, the BBC, Mongabay.com, The United States Embassy of Malaysia, Health in Harmony, Common Seas, Bornean Sun Bear Conservation Centre, Raleigh International, Bear Trust International, Sabah Wildlife Department, Future Alam Borneo and Borneo Futures.


This I believe:
Humanity has the potential to sustain symbiosis with the natural world. Humanity is blessed with intelligence, creative minds, strong spirits and an ability to be knowledgeable, as well as conscious of our surroundings. We may be the most gifted of beasts. Yet, with our advanced ability there comes a vital responsibility to exist as a conscious body.

As technology and globalization continue to develop, we are becoming a united presence on Earth. I see this unity as an enabling union of consciousness. For the sanctity of every soul, present and future, we cannot afford anything less.
We need to exist harmoniously on this planet and use our resources with the utmost care.

In the News

Jocelyn and her work have been featured in the following popular media.

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Profile of world's littlest bear

Mongabay

Saving Sun Bears in Borneo

The Cronicle Magazine - Lewis & Clark

Footage: Sun Bears in Borneo

BBC Worldwide Travel Show

Student Aims to Save

The Daily Barometer

We may be the most gifted of beasts. Yet, with our advanced ability
there comes a vital responsibility to exist as a conscious body.

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Projects

Jocelyn is working on these projects focusing on telling wildlife conservation messages that promote more appreciation of how our environment will be better off in the future, if we take measures today.

WILD & STOKED PRODUCTIONS

A media, content, promotion and event management enterprise working in and for wildlife conservation.

Media developed is being used to foster greater awareness of imperative task of protecting our wild lands and the cretures that inhabit them. Go to Wild & Stoked Productions.

PAWSE

The Protective Action for Wildlife in Sabah through Education (PAWSE) campaign is building a network that facilitates connectivity between wildlife protection enforcement agencies, native communities, local schools and Sabah-based wildlife conservation organizations.

The PAWSE campaign and bus tour is a five-year project that will influence the whole of Sabah through on-site environmental education, network building and prevalent multi-media use. Go to PAWSE.

SURVIVAL OF THE SUN BEARS

Survival of the Sun Bears is a conservation campaign focused on building a global awareness of sun bears, and what they need to survive.

The project is creating story-telling media that shares the story of sun bears in Borneo. Media developed is being used for education, advocacy, and fundraising. Go to Survival of the Sun Bears.

Contact Jocelyn

Jocelyn calls Portland, Oregon USA home-base, yet it is common to find her on assignment in various parts of the world. She is adamant about sharing her photography and artwork as a means to empower eco-consciousness. If you share this position, or would like to, then contact her via:

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