How Photography Inspired Me to Love Science and Preserve the Planet; Photography Life

Brazil – Serra da Capivara National Park

Science has a way of making heads turn away. The more complex it gets, the more abstract it becomes. And if you’re not constantly putting effort into working out the fine intricacies of it all, you might just get too overwhelmed to commit any interest to it. Science communication has been around for a while, then, trying to work out different ways to bring people closer to scientific issues. Today, we see an impressive production of films, videos, podcasts, lectures and exhibitions pulling together with that noble mission of demystifying science.

When I was very young, in Brazil, I didn’t like science. To me, it was all boring stuff from school. Meaningless words to be memorized and written on homeworks and tests. My school kept throwing environmentalism-related homework at me, but that only made me hate it even more. I didn’t really grasp the meaning of it; I just knew that it was getting in the way of me playing with my friends and watching TV.

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