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Thursday, April 20 • 17:30 - 19:30
Conservation comedy and technology

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We are moved to save the species and places that make us happy.

But we are becoming increasing disconnected from wildlife. We look at our smartphones 60 times a day, and can name more Pokémon species than real ones. 

But what if instead, digital technology could re-connect us to nature. What if our smartphones could bring us closer to the species and places that we care about? What if wildlife made us laugh on a daily basis?

Come and discover how to bring conservation into the digital age. How our newest technology can help protect our oldest living wonders. And how we can save wildlife by making people happy.

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Zac Baynham-Herd

University of Edinburgh
PhD student at the University of Edinburgh, studying conservation conflicts (in Northern Tanzania). Likes telling jokes and exploring how digital technology can re-connect people to nature.

Thursday April 20, 2017 17:30 - 19:30 BST
South Cloister Barry Building, Ground Floor