December 2, 2012
- Time 3:00 p.m.
- Location Santa Barbara, CA
- Price Series Tickets: $64 adults, $48 UCSB students and youth (18 & under); Single Tickets: $20 adults, $15 UCSB students and youth.
“Thoughtfulness begins with seeing. My job as a photographer is to make that seeing easier. What we appreciate and are fascinated by, we will also want to preserve.”Mattias Klum
Take an awe-inspiring journey around the world, featuring unique perspectives on some of Earth’s natural wonders—including India’s Asiatic lions, African wildlife, Iceland’s glaciers, the rainforests of Southeast Asia and the Galápagos Islands. Your guide? One of the most important natural history photographers of our timeand one of National Geographic Live’s most highly acclaimed speakers.
Klum’s work documenting our planet’s biodiversity earned him a medal from the King of Sweden and the title of 2008 Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum. His dynamic storytelling and award-winning photographs and film documentaries convey a resonant message: to lighten our footprint on Earth and to consider the legacy we will leave to those who follow.
Through Klum’s camera lens, you’ll get an up-to-date report on the state of our planet. And, you’ll marvel at the beauty of the natural world captured in striking new photographs and high-definition video from his most recent expeditions to the world’s last wild places. Though his trademark humor, passion, and optimism, Klum reaches audiences on an emotional level, combining astute observations with concrete solutions for sustainability.
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