James is a highly acclaimed public speaker, if you would like to book him for an event, find out more here.

James Borrell is a conservation scientist, and science communicator with a passion for adventurous expeditions and conservation fieldwork.

He has been involved with a variety of research expeditions, from the Peruvian Amazon to the Dhofar Mountains and more. James is an accomplished public speaker and writer having spoken at TEDx and been published in The Biologist and The Guardian. He is also a keen advocate of ‘Citizen Science‘ and founder of Discover Conservation believing that science and adventure go hand in hand.

James runs this website, with a focus on encouraging young conservationists. He blogs about expeditions, motivation, adventure and how to get involved. He writes a monthly newsletter with the most popular articles and news. Find out more about James or get in touch.

Madagascar | Life on the Edge Film

Madagascar’s once pristine and expansive rainforests are dwindling, and the animals and plants that inhabit them face the same fate. This documentary follows a dedicated team of local and international researchers as they study imperiled forest fragments in remote northern Madagascar.

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James is a research fellow at Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, interested in molecular ecology and conservation.

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Stories from expeditions and fieldwork around the world, from Oman’s sweltering central desert to the Ethiopian highlands.

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Advice, interviews, resources and a big long list of grants to help aspiring and early career conservationists.

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James is a highly acclaimed public speaker with experience presenting to a wide variety of audiences.

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