Category Archive for: ‘Lists’

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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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The 10 Best Questions I’ve Been Asked By Schoolkids


If you could bring one species back from extinction what would it be?

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18 Reasons to Attend the next Student Conference on Conservation Science


“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?)


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

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Advice For Doing Work That Matters To You


The conservation sector is for many a dream career direction; but ‘getting into it’ can be hard, and finding work that matters to you, even harder.

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10 Facts About Expedition Angano


Expedition Angano is the biggest and most exciting field project I’ve ever been involved with. So amongst the maelstrom of planning, here is the trip summarised in just ten points.

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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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Why Conservation Is Awesome (A few of the best fieldwork fails)


All the best made plans rapidly unravel whenever you put scientists into the field, and here’s how.

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Using Dogs For Conservation (and how science is always full of surprises)


I’ve never worked with dogs, and I’ve not seen any used before in conservation. In these cases I sometimes put a question out to the Twittersphere which is infinitely knowledgeable on this sort of thing.

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Getting Biodiverse About The Things We Eat


Just 15 crop plants, provide 90% of the world’s food energy intake. Just three – rice, maize and wheat – make up two-thirds of human food consumption.

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The Best Conservation TED Talks


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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5 Lessons Learned From Blogging


Better to do a lot and write a little, than do little and write a lot.

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