Category Archive for: ‘Best Bits’

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Film Premiere: Life on the Edge


Of all the adventures that working in conservation has brought my way, premiering a film has to be the one that I least expected. I’ve never been to a premiere before, I don’t know anything about films – in essence, I really have no idea what I’m doing!

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8 Reasons that Zoos are Critically Important for Conservation


A couple of weeks ago, there was an accident at Cincinnati zoo. A child fell into an enclosure with a gorilla named Harambe, and to protect the child the gorilla was shot.

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Do you Need a Masters or PhD to Work in Conservation?


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?

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20 Tips For First-time Conservation Bloggers


I really believe that the more conservation, environment, wildlife and nature bloggers out there, the more mainstream environmentalism will become. That can only be a good thing.

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How To.. Choose A Camera To Take On Expedition (and how to keep it safe)


Photography is an incredibly important tool in conservation. You can have all the data and research papers in the world, but unless you inspire action then conservation will remain an uphill struggle.

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TEDx: Is There Hope For Conservation?


I’m really thrilled that the video for my TEDx talk is now online!

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An Interview For The Inspired50


If you could go anywhere in the world, and do anything, what would it be?

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The Idea Behind Discover Conservation


If only I can get this in front of enough people, I think it might just work.

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10 Things To Consider In A Conservation Volunteering Opportunity


Telling the difference between some of the many, many, volunteering opportunities available is difficult.

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A World Without Wildlife? An interview on Al Jazeera


Someone even told me they saw it in Australia!

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Top 100 Conservation Twitter Accounts to Follow in 2014


Interested in conservation? Here’s 100 of the best conservation related Twitter accounts, including official organisations, scientists, campaigners, journalists, photographers and news sites.

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13 Most Popular Articles From 2013


I’m really pleased that 2013 has seen the readership of this blog more than double.

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