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May 22nd is the International Day for Biological Diversity, celebrate with a virtual extravaganza featuring scientists, explorers and conservationists from across the globe! Ami Vitale will be speaking at 12pm MST/2pm EST on Friday, May 21.

The Global Biodiversity Festival is a virtual weekend for the general public, with a simple goal of shining a spotlight on biodiversity loss. This is a truly global event that will bounce us around the globe as we celebrate the weird and the wonderful, highlight the challenges life faces and some good news conservation stories. From the 21st – 23rd of May, we’ll share the diverse stories and challenges of scientists, explorers, conservationists, filmmakers and policy makers on the frontlines of the race to save the incredible variety of life on our planet…and ourselves.

The Global Biodiversity Festival was launched in May 2020 with 68 speakers from around the world. The team published an incredible book and raised money for several conservation organizations. This year, they’re pushing the boundaries of what a virtual festival can be and creating a truly global event! They’ll be broadcasting live for 72 hours straight, with 150+ speakers spanning the globe and exploring biodiversity from every angle.

Register for now for this free event here.

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