Registration open for March 2 Mongabay webinar: How to Cover Great Apes

Are you looking for expert opinions on the issues facing mountain gorillas? Are you interested in learning how to better cover critically endangered orangutans? Or story ideas and advice to sharpen your reporting? Come join Mongabay’s next webinar in our ‘How to Cover’ series.

Mongabay is hosting its next installment in our free webinar series for journalists on March 2nd, focused on ‘How to Cover Great Apes.’ This webinar will feature a panel of experts who study, report on, and work to conserve great apes. 

Register here.

Event details

When: March 2 at 11am EST/8am PST/4pm GMT/7pm EAT

Where: Live on Mongabay’s YouTube Channel.

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The experts

Dr. Gladys Kalema-Zikusoka

Dr. Gladys Kalema-Zikusoka is founder and CEO of Conservation Through Public Health (CTPH), an award-winning NGO that protects endangered gorillas and other wildlife through One Health approaches. She is also the founder of Gorilla Conservation Coffee, which supports farmers living around gorilla habitats. She is a National Geographic Explorer, an Ashoka fellow and Mulago Foundation Henry Arnhold fellow and also a member of the World Health Organisation Special Advisory Group for the Origin of Novel Pathogens. 

Linus Unah

Linus Unah is a Nigerian journalist and producer largely focused on wildlife conservation, environmental science, and development. His work has appeared on Al Jazeera, The Guardian, NPR, National Public Radio, TRT World, Devex, The New Humanitarian (formerly IRIN News), and several others. Unah is currently a second-year documentary student at the University of California, Berkeley’s Graduate School of Journalism.

Dr. Erik Meijaard

Dr. Erik Meijaard is a conservation scientist and practitioner with long-term experience working in the Asian tropics. He is director of Borneo Futures in Brunei Darussalam, and an honorary professor at the Durrell Institute of Conservation and Ecology in Canterbury, UK. Dr. Meijaard also co-chairs the IUCN Oil Crops Task Force and has long-term experience working on the science and practice of the production of vegetable oils. He is an avid writer both in popular and scientific media, focusing on wildlife conservation challenges, including frequent writings about orangutans.

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