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Across Africa wildlife is disappearing, and the story is grim. Yet there is one powerfully bright spot, and that spot is Namibia. Where communities made the commitment to live with and protect their wildlife. The Guardians tells the story of Jantjie Rhyn, a farmer from one of Namibia's vibrant communal conservancies. Despite the dangers of living with lions and other free roaming wildlife, Jantjie and his community are committed to their protection because responsible tourism and national pride make his wildlife worth more alive than dead. He represents one in five Namibians that today are directly involved in conservation, making him a true guardian of Africas natural legacy. Namibians like Jantji are showing the world how to improve wildlife and a communities lives together.

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