Write well. Write frequently. Persevere. Focus on that, and the rest will follow.
If you've ever aspired to find a job in conservation, here's some useful resources to help you achieve it.
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If ever there was an opportunity for the conservation community to leap on, then this is it.
Even the worlds greatest living explorers and adventures had a first expedition experience that set them on upward trajectories.
Choosing the right undergraduate dissertation topic can feel like a life or death decision. It needs to be good, because there's a high probability it will engulf the next few months of your degree. Here's some useful tips to give you a fighting chance.
Scientists don't always wear white coats.