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A post-post-truth world: Evidence and conservation in 2017

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Conservation Evidence has the wildly ambitious but conceptually blindingly obvious aim of collecting together all the evidence for how well every conservation intervention ever dreamt up actually works.

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How To Break Into Wildlife Filmmaking (by making your own luck)

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A huge bugbear among many aspiring conservationists, is that most interesting conservation jobs and roles require experience. To get experience, you often need some previous experience.. and so it goes on and on until, eventually, you get lucky.

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The Conservation Guide (How to find honest volunteer project reviews)

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So you want to get involved in conservation? Perhaps a little frustratingly, everyone so far has told you that the first thing you need to do is ‘get experience’.

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How to get into Conservation in 7 Easy Steps

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I find best way to make them ordinary is to surround yourself with extraordinary people.

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18 Reasons to Attend the next Student Conference on Conservation Science

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“There is a darkness threatening the biodiversity of the planet. There is one generation that can act.” – Mike Clarke, RSPB

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The 12 Types Of Conservation Career (and how to choose which one is for you?)

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I want to work in conservation, but I’m not sure where to start.

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

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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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How To Build An Expedition Team

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Martin Holland once told me that good leadership is simply ‘effective communication of a vision’.

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Is The UK Plastic Bag Charge Missing The Point?

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10% of the plastics we create every year, end up in the oceans. So we need to make sure that the 5p plastic bag charge doesn’t miss an opportunity.

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What Next? How To Build On Your First Expedition

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Expeditions can feel like the culmination of months or years of hard work, and the comedown of stepping back into reality can be strange. But just as they say ‘it’s better to have loved and lost, than never to have loved at all’ – the same is true for expeditions.

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TEDx: Is There Hope For Conservation?

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

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