Can we stop species from disappearing?

09 September 2012 | Video

Today species are disappearing at an unprecedented rate. What needs to happen to reverse this? Cristián Samper, President and CEO of Wildlife Conservation Society tells the story of the American buffalo, the largest land mammal in North America, that was brought back from the brink of extinction thanks to the efforts of people, governments and institutions like those present at IUCN’s Congress.