For starters, it's 2010 and they have 13 months in a year...
You definitely don't need a PhD, or any other qualification for that matter, to work in conservation. But, for some, it can be a great way in.
I may be a little late to the party, but this past year I've discovered podcasts. As well as getting to grips with well some known science and technology series, I've also been on the look out for engaging conservation and environment podcasts.
Read something to change your mind.
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.
If you could bring one species back from extinction what would it be?
"There is a darkness threatening the biodiversity of the planet. There is one generation that can act." - Mike Clarke, RSPB
I want to work in conservation, but I'm not sure where to start.
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.
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.
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.
All the best made plans rapidly unravel whenever you put scientists into the field, and here's how.