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Conservation Careers Podcast

Oct 12, 2021

If professional conservationists could go back in time and replay the clock what useful information would they have learnt sooner, that would have helped them in their careers?

What things might be very different to the expectations of someone just starting out in conservation, and useful to know?

Sadly we haven't...


Sep 6, 2021

Getting experience - whether volunteering, interning or even starting your own project - can do a lot for you in the early stages of your career. It can help you understand yourself, test drive different options, grow your network, demonstrate your passion and commitment to prospective employers, build your skillset and...


Aug 16, 2021

As conservationists, one thing we’ve seen a lot of on the news in recent years is forest fires.  

Huge blazes in Australia, California, the Amazon razing forests to the ground and decimating wildlife unlucky enough to be in its path. 

Today we’re speaking with someone who works on the front line as an expert...


Aug 2, 2021

Have you ever considered working as an environmental consultant?  

Do you know what one is and does, and what skills they are looking for? 

Today we’re speaking to Nancy Thomson, who’s the Director and founder of Thomson Environmental Consultants – a very well known name within the industry.  

Nancy has...


Jul 19, 2021

In this episode we’re discussing what it’s like to study and work within academia, how to survive it, enjoy it and more..! Joining our host Dr Nick Askew is Dr Fernando Mateos-González of Bioblogía – or Nando he’s often known - and Dr Stephanie Schuttler from the world of Fancy Scientist.