Line of Sight Podcast

Accelerating Conservation with Alex Dehgan

Episode Summary

Alex Dehgan is the CEO of Conservation X Labs, an innovation and technology startup focused on ending human-induced extinction. Alex recently served as the Chief Scientist at the U.S. Agency for International Development and helped launch the Global Development Lab there. In this wide-ranging conversation, Alex, Thane, and Don discuss how to prevent future pandemics, Alex’s recent book “The Snow Leopard Project: And Other Adventures in Warzone Conservation,” the media’s role in conservation, the power of citizen science, and numerous examples of how Conservation X is accelerating conservation.