A wilderness beyond compare

National Geographic Emerging Explorer and INK Fellow Steve Boyes take us straight into the Okavango Delta in Botswana. On his expeditions, technology is enabling real-time social sharing and interaction, allowing Boyes to share the wonder we might soon lose.

Recorded at INK2014, Mumbai


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Steve Boyes

Conservation Biologist

Steve, a conservation biologist featured by National Geographic, is the Scientific Director of the Wild Bird Trust in South Africa, an organization that works to preserve wildlife and advance the research and education on the conservation of all birds in Africa. The organization's work has been instrumental in getting the Okavango Delta wilderness in northern Botswana listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and its annual expeditions across the wilderness represent the most comprehensive biodiversity survey ever undertaken in this remote area. Steve recently completed a major National Geographic-sponsored expedition across the Okavango Delta to promote broader protection for the watershed and its wildlife.

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Bittu Sahgal

Steve you drummed my heartbeat with your talk. I agree... its the artists, thinkers, musicians, dancers, writers and poets that can and will save us by saving our planet. When next you are here in India, consider the wide Sanctuary Asia family as your own.


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