Rev. LoraKim Joyner is a wildlife veterinarian, Unitarian Universalist minister, and Certified Trainer in Nonviolent Communication with over 34 years as a conservationist and wildlife veterinarian in the Americas. As Co-Director of One Earth Conservation, LoraKim leads team members in supporting others through One Earth’s international Nurture Nature Program that seeks to empower the people saving the planet. She directs projects in Latin America to stand in solidarity and witness to the plight of the parrots and people there, and do what she can. One Earth’s projects have extended to to Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Paraguay, Guyana, Brazil, Belize, French Guiana, Suriname, and El Salvador. She has written three books: “Conservation in Time of War,” “Nurturing Discussions and Practices”, and “Prion.” Currently she serves as the Acting Secretary of the Parrot Researchers Group.
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