Speaking of Science - Spectacularly Free: The Case for Conservation w/ Chris Ang

Date: 
Monday, April 22, 2019 -
6:30pm to 8:00pm
Location: 
Ceremonial Hall (4th Floor)
Admission: 
$5 public; Members FREE

Speaker: Chris Ang, nature, wildlife and conservation photographer

This photo essay and talk presents nature and wildlife as it should be — spectacular and free — un-rearranged by men. Chris, who is passionate about nature conservation, believes that animals, like children, are defenseless and can be easily exploited and even abused. While most humans have a natural affinity with children, that may not be the case with animals, especially those that have not been domesticated. Over the past 50 years, global wildlife populations have decreased by 60% in a period of “species annihilation.”The creatures we share this earth with are decreasing while we are increasing and encroaching into their habitats, breeding grounds, and food sources. Chris uses his photos “to increase awareness and empathy towards nature and its species, and to reveal their majesty.”

Christopher Ang is an award-winning, New York-based nature conservation photographer whose work reflects his travels to dozens of wildlife preserves and national parks around the world. Most recently his work was exhibited at the Soho Photo Gallery. Visit him on Instagram at https://www.instagram.com/chrisangphoto/