Conservation Dinner Series: Anthony Giordano of S.P.E.C.I.E.S. joins us in the elephant room after dinner to give a talk about clouded leopards. “Clouded in Mystery: Introducing the enigmatic clouded leopard”. The conservation dinner series is complementary to all dinner guests. If you’d do not have a dinner reservation and would like to join, please book here. The conservation dinner series is sponsored by the Safari West Wildlife Foundation (SWWF).
From their mission page:
“To ensure the viability, diversity, and integrity of the world’s threatened, endangered, and declining native carnivore populations and communities; mitigate threats to their future survival, and restore their part to the healthy functioning of the planet’s ecosystems”
S.P.E.C.I.E.S., the Society for the Preservation of Endangered Carnivores and their International Ecological Study, is committed to the development and implementation of holistic, integrative and impactful projects and activities to further the conservation of the world’s carnivores. Our goals and objectives are best achieved through the integration of diverse components and elements, including innovative science and research, education through mentorship and outreach, developing and empowering local communities, utilizing cultural perspectives, and long-term strategy and policy development.
Anthony J. Giordano is a conservation biologist and wildlife ecologist with more than 20 years of experience working in as many countries around the world. He is the Founder and Director of S.P.E.C.I.E.S.