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Wade Davis

Anthropologist, Ethnobotanist, Author and Photographer

Wade Davis is a National Geographic Explorer, anthropologist, ethnobotanist, author, and photographer whose work has focused on worldwide indigenous cultures, especially in North and South America.

Wade Davis, Impact Conference 2020 Speaker in Victoria, BC
 

He's been described as a "rare combination of scientist, scholar, poet, and passionate defender of all life's diversity."

Currently, he is a Professor of Anthropology and the BC Leadership Chair in Cultures and Ecosystems at Risk at the University of British Columbia. His work has taken him to East Africa, Borneo, Nepal, Peru, Polynesia, Tibet, Mali, Benin, Togo, New Guinea, Australia, Colombia, Vanuatu, Mongolia, and the high Arctic of Nunavut and Greenland.

We're excited to welcome Wade as a Speaker at IMPACT 2020. Watch Wade's TED Talk on the diversity of the world's indigenous cultures and how they are disappearing at an alarming rate.

 

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