I want to work in conservation, but I'm not sure where to start.
I'm an optimist, so I try to make sure when I give talks on conservation, that there is a healthy mix of depressing reality and hope for the future. Unsurprisingly audiences don't really enjoy leaving thoroughly depressed.
Corey Bradshaw runs my favorite conservation blog, down under. The best feature is an enormous back catalog of cartoons around the theme of climate change and biodiversity loss.
Is science and academia the only route in? What if you've had a different career and want to move into the area - do you need to go back to university and study?
On the day that the final Landrover Defender rolls off the production line, I wanted to share some of my fondest memories of a vehicle that changed the world.
All it really takes is to say you'll do something with enough confidence that you believe it yourself, then mustered the audacity to have a go.
My personal highlights included the whirlwind tour of all the things we don't know from Sam Jones (for example, the Nechisar nightjar known from only a single wing!).
If you're alive now (and you are), then you're alive at just about the most important time in human history for conservation.