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SES Explorer Talk: James Glancy CGC - Adventure Activism

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Coopers Arms

87 Flood Street

Chelsea

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SW3 5TB

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James Glancy is a passionate wildlife conservationist and presenter on Discovery Channel. James has spent his life outdoors in wild and hostile places. He served as an officer in the elite British Royal Marines and Special Boat Service, deploying on multiple tours around the world, including three combat tours of Afghanistan. In 2012, he was awarded the prestigious Conspicuous Gallantry Cross (CGC) for leadership and bravery on the frontline.

As a child, James was taught to dive and swim with sharks by a former US Navy Seal, who inspired him to join the British military. Since leaving the armed forces, James has returned to his childhood passion for wildlife and shark diving. He is a Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society and a Director of a conservation charity, Veterans For Wildlife, where he focuses on the preservation of wildlife and combating the global trade in shark fins. In 2018, James hosted his first documentary on Discovery Channel’s 'Shark Week,' and was guest on BBC’s Curious Creatures. He is currently filming his next documentary.

As a keen adventure sportsman and someone who has travelled widely, James believes that today, anybody who enjoys travel and adventure should also be an activist and ambassador for the environment. For those of us in the fortunate position to take part in expeditions and travel to remote parts of the world, it is our responsibility to give something back and shine a light on the impacts that humanity has on the oceans, wilderness and wildlife.

James explains how his military training and experiences in combat, have given him the skills to pursue a career in conservation and television. Recounting stories from Afghanistan, spending two days drifting with Oceanic whitetip sharks in the Atlantic raising awareness of over fishing, to training anti-poaching teams in South Africa, James’s gives an exhilarating first-hand account of life at the sharp end of war, conservation and television.

Join us to hear James recounting his thrilling stories.

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Albert Room, Coopers Arms, 87 Flood Street, Chelsea, London SW3 5TB

- Drinks in the bar from 6pm

- Talk in the Albert Room at 7pm (followed by Q&A)

- And more Drinks in the bar afterwards, if wanted!

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