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Embassy of Iceland in Beijing

The Nordic Wildlife Photo Exhibition Born to Be Wild

Ambassador Thorir Ibsen and his wife Dominique Ambroise Ibsen visited the Nordic wildlife photo exhibition ‘Born to Be Wild – Biodiversity Through Nordic Lenses’ and met with the world renowned an influential Chinese wildlife photographer and conservationist Mr. Xi Zhinong whose photos are also shown at the exhibition.

On the occasion of COP15 Biodiversity Convention in Kunming, the exhibition encourages visitors to rediscover the beauty of the planet and help reverse the continuing deterioration of biodiversity.

Mr. Xi Zhinong is a much-revered conservationist and one of the foremost photographers in the world. Through his work in pictures, books, and movies, he has highlighted the astonishing variety of China’s wildlife and its natural wonders. He has become an important activist for endangered species and a crusader for the environment. He is the only Chinese photographer to become a member of the prestigious International League of Conservation Photographers.


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