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Wild Africa: On the Brink with Dereck and Beverly Joubert
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Wild Africa: On the Brink

Tue February 18, 2025
@ 7:30 pm
Award-winning filmmakers, National Geographic Explorers-at-Large and wildlife conservationists Dereck and Beverly Joubert have been filming, researching and exploring wild Africa for more than 40 years to help safeguard large predators and other key wildlife species.
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About the Event

Award-winning filmmakers, National Geographic Explorers-at-Large and wildlife conservationists Dereck and Beverly Joubert have been filming, researching and exploring wild Africa for more than 40 years to help safeguard large predators and other key wildlife species that determine the course of all conservation in Africa. On stage they show the interdependence of wildlife and wild places, and the many clever and groundbreaking ways they have partnered with local communities to find a sustainable path to coexistence. Their films have received international recognition, including 8 Emmy Awards, a Peabody Award, Wildscreen Panda Awards and a Lifetime Achievement Award at the Japan Wildlife Film Festival, to name but a few.

About the Speaker

Dereck and Beverly Joubert are award-winning filmmakers, National Geographic Explorers-at-Large and wildlife conservationists, who have been filming, researching and exploring in Africa for 40+ years.  Their mission is the conservation and understanding of the large predators and other key wildlife species that determine the course of all conservation in Africa. The Jouberts are founders of Rhinos Without Borders, an initiative that has moved 87 rhinos from high poaching areas to safety. They also co-founded the Big Cats Initiative with National Geographic (now the Great Plains Big Cats Initiative, under the Jouberts’ leadership), which currently funds 150 projects in 28 countries. 

Venue and Location

Venue

Location

Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts
1601 Broadway Blvd
Kansas City, MO
Tue February 18, 2025
7:30 pm

Wild Africa: On the Brink

Series

Trailblazers Speaker Series

Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts

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