A Story of Conflict Renewal & Hope
The presentation, an account of the struggle to save one of the world’s great national parks with its population of mountain gorillas, renders accessible to an audience one of the darkest conflicts in recent history, the bloody civil war in the Democratic Republic of Congo. It is not just a story of bleak and bloody […]
The Water-Food-Energy Nexus – Why Everything you Consume is Connected
We are used to tackling challenges as single issues – rainforest depletion, overfishing, water scarcity – to name but a few. NGOs run compelling campaigns on single issues, companies develop issue-based targets, and most critically governments set policy and regulation in issue-based silos. But the scale of the resource crunch that we will see in […]
Lessons from the Sea
Having had the opportunity to sail around the world, solo, four times, Isabelle has been profoundly moved by her experiences. She will share with us some of the things that the sea has taught her about life and living on our planet.
The Faces of Conservation
In our globalized world, species conservation is no longer about local solutions to local problems. Dr. Carlos Drews argues that because we are all connected, conservation is everybody’s business.