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Visit this page on Monday, October 23 to livestream Half-Earth Day presentations from the National Geographic Society in Washington, D.C.
CONSERVATION IN ACTION: BRINGING HALF-EARTH TO LIFE
Afternoon Public Session
Highlighting model conservation efforts from the Gorongosa Restoration Project, Tompkins Conservation, African Parks, American Prairie Reserve, and Pristine Seas. Moderated by National Geographic Magazine Contributing Writer Jamie Shreeve.
CELEBRATING HALF-EARTH: STEPS TO A SOLUTION
Evening Public Session
7:00 pm–9:00 pm
The James M. and Cathleen D. Stone Foundation Distinguished Lectureship in Biodiversity with naturalist Edward O. Wilson, biologist and author Sean B. Carroll, and legendary recording artist Paul Simon.
The all-day, inaugural event will feature special guests including renowned biologist, researcher, theorist, naturalist, and author Edward O. Wilson, biologist and author Sean B. Carroll; and legendary recording artist Paul Simon. Half-Earth Day is sponsored by the E.O. Wilson Biodiversity Foundation and hosted by National Geographic as part of our partnership to explore and protect the living Earth.
Half-Earth Day will highlight conservation efforts from the Gorongosa Restoration Project, Tompkins Conservation, African Parks, American Prairie Reserve, and National Geographic’s Pristine Seas project. This event is an opportunity for everyone to convene, share their unique contributions and thought leadership, and inspire fresh goal-driven energy and engagement in conserving our planet.