Florian Weise

Conservationist

National Geographic Big Cats Initiative grantee Florian Weise has spent more than a decade on the African continent studying and conserving endangered species. His work on innovative ways to reduce conflicts between southern Africa‚Äôs large cats, like cheetahs and leopards, and local farmers has been featured in publications such as National Geographic, Africa Geographic, and the Financial Times London. Florian has combined his passion for the outdoors with research in the Serengeti, the Okavango Delta, the Namib Desert, and at the N/a'an Ku Sê Wildlife Sanctuary.