Ronan Donovan

Country: United States 🇺🇸

"In The Midst Of The Anthropocene, I Strive To Create Visual Stories That Document The Plight Of Our Changing World."

As a National Geographic Fellow, Ronan Donovan’s love of the natural world was born, as he was, in rural Vermont. A field biologist turned conservation photographer and filmmaker, Ronan has worked on all seven continents, with experiences ranging from documenting wild chimpanzees in Uganda to chronicling the life of one of Yellowstone’s iconic species, the gray wolf, for the May 2016 Yellowstone issue of National Geographic Magazine. For the November 2017 issue if National Geographic Magazine, Ronan covered the current conservation status of mountain gorillas as a result of the legendary work of primatologist Dian Fossey in Volcanoes National Park, Rwanda. For the September 2019 issue of National Geographic Magazine, Ronan followed the wild lives of a family of arctic wolves in Canadian high arctic that was also made into a 3-part special for National Geographic Channel. Ronan's latest project that was funded by both National Geographic Magazine and National Geographic Society explores the complex relationship between farmers and wild chimpanzees across western Uganda that published in the magazine in September 2020.