Nineteen of the world’s leading wildlife conservationists joined us for the Annual Wildlife Conservation Expo in San Francisco to share their stories of saving wildlife around the world.
The conservationists told their inspiring tales of challenges and successes to an audience of over 1,000 attendees.
Dr. Colleen Begg explains how she and her team save lions and work with people in Mozambique.
Dr Iain Douglas-Hamilton addresses the current elephant poaching crisis and announces the new Elephant Crisis Fund.
Shivani Bhalla shares an inspiring story of her team’s successes and challenges in northern Kenya.
Rosamira Guillen saves South America’s cutest little monkey, the cotton-top tamarin, by working with communities in Colombia.
Dr. Greg Rasmussen and Peter Blinston talk about working with painted dogs and the positive effects that education and community programs can have.
Belinda Mackey and Peter Lalampaa discuss what habitat change means for the majestic Grevy’s Zebra.
Rebecca Klein talks about her work with farmers to save cheetahs and the biodiversity of the Kalahari landscape.
Dr. Rachel Graham takes us under the sea in her talk about protecting the world’s sharks and rays.
Elena Bykova talks about the possibility that the saiga antelope, which saw the largest ever population drop for a mammal over ten years, could end up as a conservation success story.
Dr. Claudio Sillero explains what he and his team are doing to save the Ethiopian wolf, one of the rarest canids in the world.
Dr. Rodney Jackson takes his audience on a journey to the Himalayas to meet the majestic snow leopard and the people with whom it shares a home.
John Lukas talks about how support following a rebel attack has allowed the Okapi Conservation Project in the Democratic Republic of Congo to reubild.
Dr. Jim Sanderson discusses the conservation of small wild cats and how what we eat can affect small cats.
Lilian Villalba and Dr. Juan Reppucci of the Andean Cat Alliance talk about what it is like saving the most endangered cat in the Americas, and how it felt to see an Andean cat for the first time after years of working for their survival.