The only way we will tackle conservation issues successfully is with a diverse range of people from all walks of life, both men and women, from many different countries with many different skills...
Conservation is a great thing to write about, and for this reason I'm frequently get emails from people thinking of starting their own websites and blogs. To help answer their questions, I thought I'd share a few of the things I learn't from setting up my own site.
Interested in conservation? Here's 100 of the best conservation related Twitter accounts, including official organisations, scientists, campaigners, journalists, photographers and news sites.
Science and adventure go hand in hand. In the same way that you don't need to fly to the other side of the world, climb mountains or row oceans to have an adventure. You don't need to lead an expedition to the depths of the unexplored amazon to do science.
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.
I'll be the first to admit that it can be tough to persuade people to assess the health of trees or fish around in ponds for amphibians, but butterflies really sell themselves.
“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..
Most people probably don't know that Spain (and a little bit of Portugal) are home simultaneously the worlds rarest cat and one of conservations biggest success stories - the Iberian Lynx.
It's remarkably easy to sit in a centrally heated office, cosily hatching plans through the Winter. Distances look shorter, methods seem simpler and the prospect of a summer of fieldwork in the hills sounds positively straight forward.