Last month I was privileged to represent Youth 4 Wildlife Conservation during the Illegal Wildlife Trade (IWT) Conference in London. The conference brought together policy makers, celebrities, experts and, thanks to Y4WC, early-career conservationists.
Big cats were the focus of a Youth for Wildlife Conservation (Y4WC) and Global Landscapes Forum (GLF) digital summit on the role of youth in big cat conservation on Saturday, held on World Wildlife Day
What a convention! I'm back home from Colombia where Cecile Tang and I attended the 28th InternationalCongress for Conservation Biology (ICCB). Sitting on a youth panel, it was a unique opportunity for each one of us to share our voice regarding our personal journey in conservation.
I had never been to the UN, and know very little about the labyrinth that is international policy on wildlife conservation. It is because of this “outsider” point of view that I was asked to share my experience.
Six years ago, August 12th - was launch as World Elephant Day, a focused day to bring attention to the urgent plight of Asian and African elephants. That's awesome but what are youth around the world actually doing to #BeElephantEthical. Get Inspired!
It was in my first year at university where I truly met ecology as a science. Simultaneously, I was fascinated with the dynamic interaction of networks in nature: all species interconnected. It was as if I opened a door to the most essential: Life!