Are you someone who loves the outdoors and are enthusiastic about our planet and the environment we live in?
Here’s a GREAT Talks lecture by Dr. Douglas Gurr, Director -Natural History Museum, UK that you must attend to get an insight into our world and the planetary emergency it faces while we live in a critical time of biodiversity loss, climate breakdown and disease outbreak. Dr. Douglas will also throw some light on why it is imperative to create advocates for the planet – people who speak up on behalf of nature, and ultimately will take action to protect it.
At the event, you will also get a chance to meet two young wildlife photographers Aishwarya Sridhar and Vidyun R Hebbar to hear their take on how images can spark reactions amongst people in the world.
What is GREAT Talks?
GREAT Talks is a lecture series by celebrated UK professionals, scientists and science communicators organized and curated by the British Council across India. The event offers Indian students a unique opportunity to meet with prominent educationists, scientists and science communicators and explore new options for education in the UK. Through these interactions, GREAT Talks aims to motivate young Indian students to plan their careers effectively.
Date: Thursday, 18 November 2021
Time: 4.30 p.m. to 6.00 p.m. (IST)
Topic: Creating advocates for the planet
Speaker: Dr. Douglas Gurr