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Watch The Presentation From The China and Wildlife Habitat Panel At The "China: Finding Solutions" Conference

Our "Finding Solutions" conference focused on the work of individuals, companies, and NGOs addressing some of China’s most pressing challenges. We had a large and diverse audience participate. 

 

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CHINA AND WILDLIFE HABITAT
 
Speaker
Simba (星巴, originally Zhuo Qiang 卓强) is the first Chinese national engaged in full-time wildlife conservation in Africa. He is the founder of Mara Wildlife Conservative Fund and Chief Scientist in Nature Guardian Wildlife Conservation Center. He lives in Africa with lions, protecting the wildlife habitats for years. He is an expert for Global Protected Area Friendly System. In 2017, the History Channel produced a documentary, Lion Heart, about Simba and his life in Kenya.
 

This video is also available on the USCI YouTube Channel.

Moderator

Antonio Bento teaches public policy and economics at USC, where he also heads the Price School of Public Policy’s masters’ degree program and its environmental initiative. Bento’s research focuses on environmental, energy, and urban economics. He has written on climate change mitigation efforts as well as tax policies and regulations that promote environmental protection, including the expansion of biofuels and cleaner technologies. He has contributed to United Nation’s reports on climate change and is a lead author for the International Panel on Social Progress’s 2018 report. Bento previously taught at UC Santa Barbara, the University of Maryland and Cornell University.     

 
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January 24, 2019 - 4:00pm
Los Angeles, California

Please join the USC U.S.-China Institute for a book talk with journalist and author Leta Hong Fincher. Betraying Big Brother is a story of how the feminist movement in China against patriarchy could reconfigure the country and the rest of the world.

February 28, 2019 - 4:00pm
Los Angeles, California

The USC U.S.-China Institute presents a discussion with Akira Chiba, the Consul General of the Japanese consulate in Los Angeles, on Japan's relations with China.