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John Kasaona:
How poachers became caretakers

TED2010 · 15:46 · Filmed Feb 2010

In his home of Namibia, John Kasaona is working on an innovative way to protect endangered animal species: giving nearby villagers (including former poachers) responsibility for caring for the animals. And it's working.

Conservationist
John Kasaona is a pioneer of community-based conservation — working with the people who use and live on fragile land to enlist them in protecting it. Full bio