Gautam Shah, a National Geographic fellow, is the founder of Internet of Elephants, a social enterprise that tells stories about wildlife and its conservation through the channel of games and other digital experiences. In his talk at the 2021 Global Biodiversity Festival, Gautam discussed the power of games as a storytelling medium and why he feels that they should be the future of how we engage the public with wildlife.

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The 2021 Global Biodiversity Festival was a 3-day virtual event celebrating the weird and the wonderful, the challenges life faces and some good news conservation stories. Over the next few months, we’ll be sharing highlights from the festival with our community members. Who was your favorite speaker? Add a comment below and we’ll feature their video in a future post.