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Does Conservation Work? || Future Challenges for Exploration || James Borrell

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I first attended Explore as a green, keen, undergraduate. It was one of the best things I ever did, and I’m very luck now to call some of the regular attendees my friends. This year – the 40th anniversary! – I was chuffed to be asked to give a Friday night lecture.

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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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What’s the Biggest Challenge in Conservation Today?

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I’m an optimist, so I try to make sure when I give talks on conservation, that there is a healthy mix of depressing reality and hope for the future. Unsurprisingly audiences don’t really enjoy leaving thoroughly depressed.

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Explore 2015: Isn’t research just for scientists?

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My personal highlights included the whirlwind tour of all the things we don’t know from Sam Jones (for example, the Nechisar nightjar known from only a single wing!).

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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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Invited to Speak at TEDxQMUL

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TED is all about spreading ideas, and the simple message that I’d like to share is about optimism and hope in conservation.

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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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Speaking at the Peaks and City Takeover

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Later this month I’m venturing North and speaking in Sheffield as part of the Peaks and City Takeover weekend (March 20-22nd).

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The World Needs You, Badly – My Talk From Explore 2014

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How to mix citizen science with adventure on expeditions, and why we desperately need to.

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Vision for Nature Conference, 5th-6th September, Cambridge

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I’m really excited to have been invited to speak at the Vision for Nature conference, coming up in Cambridge this weekend.

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10 Lessons From A Year Of Citizen Science (My talk from the Citizen Cyberscience Summit)

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Last week I was privileged to be invited to speak at the Third Citizen Cyberscience Summit in London.

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A Leopard For Every Student

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I like to show people places that they have never heard of, and beautiful animals they didn’t know existed. I feel really lucky to have that opportunity.

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