A few weeks ago the folks at Save Our Species invited me to answer a few questions for their Newsletter. Here's what we talked about... but before we leap in, this is a good point to mention that SOS gives away some huge threatened species conservation grants ($25,000 to $800,000)- check them out.
Lots of people dream of leading or joining an expedition. Most probably perceive raising money to be their biggest obstacle for doing so.
All it really takes is to say you'll do something with enough confidence that you believe it yourself, then mustered the audacity to have a go.
For the past year $7 million has sort of been a yardstick for every piece of financial news I've heard.
For aspiring conservationists, large sums of money with which to undertake field projects and research, can seem few and far between.