- Location: Toronto, Canada
Jo-Anne McArthur is an award-winning photojournalist who has been documenting the plight of animals for over ten years on all seven continents. Her documentary project, We Animals, is internationally celebrated and over seventy animal organizations, including Sea Shepherd and the Jane Goodall Insitute, have benefited from the use of images from this project. Many organizations have also worked with her closely on campaigns and investigations. Recent awards include: 2011 Canadian Empathy Award; one of CBC's Top 50 Champions of Change; Farm Sanctuary's 2010 "Friend of Farm Animals" award; Lemondrop's "Top 10 Women trying to change the world"; one of 20 activists featured in the book "The Next Eco Warrior"; and the "Shining World Compassion Award" by Supreme Master Ching Hai. Jo-Anne is being featured in the upcoming film by Canadian film maker Liz Marshall "The Ghosts In Our Machine".