Scientific Exploration Society
When Andrew Mitchell began his career as a young zoologist in Kenya’s Tsavo National Park some decades ago, he and his colleagues spent their days radio-tracking the movements of the black rhinoceros. At that point there were believed to be roughly 16,000 rhinos roaming around the park. Today, owing to widespread poaching, there are just 67.
A panel of explorers, scientists, journalists and experts explore the dark links between illegal wildlife trafficking and terrorism in the latest in the series of events in partnership with the Scientific Exploration Society (SES).