Wild Lunch Wednesdays give you the opportunity to hear directly from ZSL staff and students, as they describe their fieldwork experiences and discuss the challenges and rewards of working in conservation science.
Throughout February, March and April 2021, we were joined 'live' by viewers from across the world, giving them the opportunity to directly engage with our experts and ask their questions.
You can re-watch all of the events below and also read our follow-up blogs (where we answered some of the audience questions that we didn't have time for!)
- Wendesday 3rd February - Diving deep in Greenland. Meet ZSL scientist Chris Yesson and hear about his fieldwork, studying the deep sea floor in Greenland, as he describes close-encounters with icebergs and reveals how he studies what's at the bottom of the sea without getting his feet wet!
- Wednesday 17th February - A passion for Pangolins. Meet ZSL PhD student Lucy Archer as she describes her fieldwork experiences in the Philippines, trying to learn more about the world’s only scaly mammal, the Pangolin.
- Wednesday 3rd March - Wild Dogs, Lions and Me. Meet ZSL scientist Rosie Woodroffe as she describes her fieldwork experiences working with large carnivores in East Africa.
- Wednesday 17th March - Wildlife gems in UK waters. Meet ZSL marine conservationist Celine Gamble as she takes us into the field closer to home, exploring the coastline and oyster beds of Great Britain.
- Wednesday 31st March - Shark Tales. Meet ZSL scientist David Curnick and hear about his experiences in the Indian Ocean researching sharks! With blue seas and sandy beaches, carrying out fieldwork here sounds like paradise, but it’s hard work too!
Read the follow-up blog for Shark Tales.
- Wednesday 14th April - Championing Dwarf Geckos in Colombia. Meet Colombian biologist Liliana Saboyá Acosta, a former ZSL EDGE Fellow who continues to work closely with ZSL, helping to conserve the tiny and enigmatic Colombian Dwarf Gecko.
Read the follow-up blog for Championing Dwarf Geckos in Colombia.
Wednesday 28th April - Tigers in Nepal. Meet ZSL conservationist Pawan Gautam, as he describes his fieldwork experiences working with tigers and people in the national parks and surrounding areas of western Nepal.
Read the follow-up blog for Tigers in Nepal.
These interactive online events were livestreamed to our YouTube channel, which can be found here: zsl.org/IoZYouTube. Subscribe to our YouTube channel to make sure you don't miss out in the future!
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These live events ran (fortnightly) from 12.30 - 1.00pm, and were recorded - making them available to watch on our YouTube channel afterwards.
There was no charge for these events, and no need to register in advance to watch the livestream.
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