Adams Cassinga

2017 Mandela Washington Fellow, DRC

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Announcing the National Geographic Society’s 2020 Class of Emerging Explorers

Congratulations to 2017 Fellowship Alumnus Adams Cassinga, who has been named among the National Geographic Society’s 2020 Class of Emerging Explorers!

Adams is a wildlife activist and a wildlife criminal investigator from the Democratic Republic of Congo. He founded and currently serves as CEO of Conserv Congo, which fights poaching and wildlife trafficking by enforcing environmental laws and supporting conservation through education.

Learn more about the Emerging Explorers program and the National Geographic Society.

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