Since Disney has opened this park this is an even better story.
Since I originally posted this an amazing recreation of the planet from the movie has opened at Walt Disney World.
Pandora Floating Islands – Photo courtesy of Alissa Craig Firket
That world creation is even more important now it’s immersive. Holt’s research must have been incredibly useful as the world expanded.
Pandora’s Creek – Courtesy Alissa Craig Firket
James Cameron’s new movie Avatar has made a big splash. Jodie Holt is a weed researcher at the University of California at Riverside. James Cameron called on her to help fill some blanks about alien plant life and to help fill out some ideas about the work Sigourney Weaver’s character would do. Holt showed Weaver how “someone in the profession would dress and behave and how to approach a plant to take samples. Holt wrote a chapter for the companion book, Avatar: An Activist Survival Guide about Survival…
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