Nirupa Rao is a Botanical Illustrator. Her scientifically accurate artwork celebrates the beauty of plants. Nirupa has created a children’s book about the plant kingdom that features the weird and the wacky, the carnivorous and the parasitic, the friendly and the fierce. Grab your own sketchbook and prepare to be inspired by the unique flora of India.
Edward Hurme attaches miniature tracking equipment to wild bats in order to record their movements and the noises around them. Join him to learn all about bat behavior, and hear about his investigations of Myotis vivesi, a special type of bat that eats fish!
Asha Stuart is a documentary photographer and filmmaker who tells the stories of marginalized communities. Asha’s work has taken her all around the world. Join her to hear stories from children she’s documented on her journeys.
The ocean covers 70 percent of the planet and shelters an incredible diversity of life. It gives us food, jobs, and more than half the oxygen we breathe. But we’re taking too many fish out of the ocean, polluting it, and making it warmer and more acidic. Enric Sala launched the Pristine Seas project to explore and help save the last wild places in the ocean. Join him to learn more.
The greater Okavango River Basin is the largest freshwater wetland in southern Africa. Let conservationist and ichthyologist (fish scientist) Adjany Costa be your guide, and join in to see what we can find out on the landscape.
Alizé Carrère is a cultural anthropologist and filmmaker. Her research focuses on climate change utopias, or “climatopias:” the forward-looking plans that architects, designers and futurists are drawing up in response to imminent environmental change. Tune in to learn about human adaptations to climate change around the world.
Learn about the cotton-top tamarin with conservationist Rosamira Guillen. Cotton-top tamarins are native to northern Columbia and are critically endangered due to deforestation & illegal pet trade. Hear about how Rosamira works to protect the future of this adorable, endangered primate species.
Andrej Gajić is the head of National Geographic’s Shark Tales team. His current research is focused on the effects of habitat loss and pollution on the health of sharks and other elasmobranchs. Join him to learn about the threats sharks are facing and how you can help!