People, Profit, Planet Approach
A trained forester, conservationist and animal rights activist, Willie has worked in Indonesia for almost 30 years. Smits' goal is to save the environment for future generations by living in harmony with nature. More…
About This Talk
Microbiologist, conservationist, animal rights activist and social entrepreneur Willie Smits has dedicated his life to saving the forest habitat of orangutans. As development becomes increasingly destructive in Indonesia, new challenges call for highly creative, out-of-this-world measures.