Big cats and humans can coexist. And with the dedication of local people and leadership, there’s finally hope that the Chinese leopard will return to the outskirts of Beijing. Our Nature Contributor Kyle Obermann shares this story.
For his contribution to sports and the fight against poverty, Nobel Laureate Muhammad Yunus has been awarded the Olympic Laurel at the Tokyo Summer Games. A few weeks ago, Professor Yunus organised a lecture where our Host James Chau interviewed Thomas Bach, President of the International Olympic Committee. They discussed the role of sports in a pandemic, and why the need for global solidarity has led to a change in the Olympic motto.
China’s migrating elephants have captured the world’s attention. But why are they migrating? And how will this impact protection efforts in China? Our Nature Contributor Kyle Obermann explores the elephants’ journey.
Millions of people are following the adventures of a group of Asian elephants that escaped their nature reserve in Yunnan province in China. Since then, they have trampled through rural farmland — causing over US$1 million in damage — and come close to dense urban centers. But through a global audience watching their journey on live stream, the elephants are triggering important questions: What caused them to leave their home? Where are they headed to? And can humans and endangered species peacefully coexist? Our Host James Chau opens this story, followed by a second part by Nature Contributor Kyle Obermann.