A Really Wild success

Scores turn out to laugh, talk and fight for a wilder future at The Really Wild Show in Southampton

Hampshire & Isle of Wight Wildlife Trust and WWF UK at the NST City Theatre, the audience heard from:

Matt Winning - stand up comedian and environmental economist

Debbie Tann - CEO Hampshire & Isle of Wight Wildlife Trust

Fanny Calder - Director of Campaigns and Public Affairs at WWF UK

Simon Kemp - Professor for Education for Sustainable Development

Matt Ward - Extinction Rebellion

Giovanna Sidaoui Haddad - Environmental Science Student and Pastry Chef

Among the questions discussed were the links between conservation and climate change, how to communicate more effectively with more people about the need for action, and what everyone values about nature. 

Graphic illustrator Sam Church captured attendees thoughts on what a #WilderFuture looks like for us all, both here in the UK and globally.

Really Wild Show discussion

Wilder campaign

The event was organised by Hampshire & Isle of Wight Wildlife Trust as part of our Wilder campaign, hoping to bring together local people to feed into our plans going forward,  but also take part in nature's recovery.

Wilder Hampshire & Isle of Wight discussion paper, Autumn 2018

A Wilder Hampshire and Isle of Wight

We're starting a debate on what a wilder Hampshire and Isle of Wight looks like, and how we can all help make it happen. Together we can tip the balance in favour of nature's recovery.

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