by Dr. David Western, African Conservation Centre, Nairobi
Renowned Kenyan conservationist Dr. David Western will be presenting thoughts and insights from his new book, "We Alone." The invited lecture will cover a broad swathe of human history and geographies from Masaai herders in East Africa to the frontiers of 21st century technology. Dr. Western will discuss how conservation is not a modern or western invention. Further, he will explore the relationship and feedbacks between humans and nature, determine the success and sustainability of societies and how modern sensibilities and knowledge otter hope for combatting climate change and maintaining the wealth of life on planet earth.