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14 Maps Of The World That Put Conservation In Perspective

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Wondered about that big lump of land off of South Africa that you’ve never noticed? Or longed to set foot on perhaps the last proper chunk of Gondwana left adrift in the Pacific.

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A World Without Wildlife? An interview on Al Jazeera

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Someone even told me they saw it in Australia!

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6 Things Arnold Schwarzenegger Can Teach Conservation

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Remember these 6 rules. Trust yourself, break some rules, don’t be afraid to fail, ingore the naysayers, work like hell, and give something back.

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10 Things Conservation Is (Sometimes) Lacking

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Money. Best to start with a non-controversial one.

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28 Lessons Learned From Life

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In no particular order (and quite possibly laced with contradictions)

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Guest Blog For Summit Clothing

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A few weeks ago the folks at Summit Clothing asked for my opinion on a couple of interesting conservation and sustainability issues.

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My Year in 13 Photographs

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Scotland, Lapland, Fieldwork, Walking the Tube, Liquid nitrogen and other adventures from 2013.

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My Favourite Book This Year

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One-third of the world’s wild nature has been lost since I was a child and first heard the word ‘conservation’. That’s what keeps me awake at night.

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A Quick Summary For First Time Readers

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One day we climbed a hill. Slipping and sliding through the mud past great iron wood trees draped with vines until the breeze wafted through the understory and we could climb no higher.

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On Graduating and The Real World (it’s OK to do something different)

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When you graduate, a lot of people tell you that you need to join the real world. That you can’t necessarily expect to enjoy work because it’s work.

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Advice To Young Scientists: The World Needs You, Badly.

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“Consider the nematode roundworm, the most abundant of all animals. Four out of five animals on Earth are nematode worms — if all solid materials except nematode worms..

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The World According To… James Borrell

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A chance to witter on about all the good bits!

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