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Conservation Careers Podcast

May 15, 2023

Stella Diamant is a passionate conservation biologist who founded the Madagascar Whale Shark Project, introduced a code of conduct for whale shark tourism, initiated an environmental education programme for Malagasy youth, and has identified almost 500 individual Whale Sharks 

She’s now working in collaboration with...

May 1, 2023

In this episode we’re speaking with Lucy Standing, who’s the Co-Founder of Brave Starts which offers career change and start-up business programmes to help people over 50 lead more purposeful lives. 

Lucy talks openly about the challenges mature people face in their careers and within the workplace. 


Mar 20, 2023

Today we’re speaking with ocean writer and PR freelancer Melissa Hobson. 

Mel is passionate about communicating how we can all make a difference for the marine environment, our planet and people’s lives. 

She’s a certified scuba diver and has worked in PR for over a decade – at first outside of conservation...

Mar 6, 2023


Today we’re speaking with Valérie D'Hoedt Meyer, who is the Director of the IUCN Academy. 

Launched in September 2021, the IUCN Academy seeks to harness expertise from within the International Union for Conservation of Nature network to provide training for those seeking to make a meaningful contribution to the...

Jan 23, 2023

If you’re interested in conservation, then you’ve probably heard the term rewilding. 

Over the past decade or so it has represented a growing movement within the industry to restore nature back to its former glory. Sometimes involving reintroducing long-lost species back into landscapes.  

One of the...