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Invited to Speak at TEDxQMUL

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TED is all about spreading ideas, and the simple message that I’d like to share is about optimism and hope in conservation.

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Tree Planting and Forest Conservation Charities

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Tree planting is, in my view, one of the simplest and best things you can do to support conservation.

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Citizen Science And How Expeditions Can Leave A Lasting Legacy

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From the swarms of crabs rolling across the beach, the militant camels that would raid our flour supplies, evening camp fires with our new Omani friends and of course the jet black night sky…

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“I could no longer continue taking a pro-science position on global warming and an anti-science position on G.M.O.s”

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I read a fantastic article this week in the New York Times that really got me thinking about this, and I wanted to share it.

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The Harsh Reality of Conservation

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Lots of people start out in conservation because, unsurprisingly, they like animals. Yet the more time you spend in conservation, the more you recognize that doing what is best for the natural world, often results in difficult decisions and tough actions.

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Have We Ceased To Empathise With Nature?

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I generally have little time for the handy-wave empathetic or emotional side of conservation, full stop.

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Is Rewilding The UK Really A Good Idea?

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There’s nothing quite like mentioning rewilding to really put the cat among the pigeons (or the lynx among the grouse as it were).

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The Best Of #IAmAScientistBecause

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The latest accidental science communication phenomenon is #IAmAScientistBecause – prompting scientists from all around the world to share their inspiration and motivation and passion for science.

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How To Get The Most Out Of Biological Expeditions

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Last month, Craig Turner and I were excited to have an article in The Biologist magazine about biological expeditions, something which we are both pretty passionate about.

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10 Essential Skills For Modern Conservationists

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Be willing to change your mind. Tell a good story and get out into the field.

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10 Signs That Global Conservation Is Making Progress

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If you’ve read my blog for any length of time, you’ll know that I’m a stubborn optimist. I don’t want to spend my life sharing depressing statistics and fighting a losing battle for conservation.

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The Best Conservation TED Talks

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I believe strongly that good, optimistic and honest story telling, is the way to peoples hearts with conservation. So here are a few worth watching if you have the time.

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