• Caltech's Beckman Auditorium
  • 332 S. Michigan Ave.
  • Pasadena, CA 91106
  • Thursday, November 15, 2018
  • 8:00pm
  • I Bought a Rainforest

    National Geographic Live- Charlie Hamilton James is a discussion taking place at Caltech’s Beckman Auditorium. Learn how Photojournalist Charlie Hamilton in an attempt to protect a Peruvian rainforest, inadvertently purchased an illegal coca plantation.

    Charlie Hamilton James

    Charlie Hamilton James is a National Geographic Magazine photographer specializing in issues concerning conservation, natural history, and anthropology. He is the recipient of the Royal Television Society medal winning for cinematography. He was the winner of Wildlife Photographer and Cameraman of the Year. 5 of his images were also selected in National Geographic’s 52 best photographs of 2016, curated from over 2 million images.


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