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8 Reasons that Zoos are Critically Important for Conservation

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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

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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

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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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Advice For Doing Work That Matters To You

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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

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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

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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)

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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)

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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

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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

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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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5 Lessons Learned From Blogging

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

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