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Conservation Careers Podcast

Aug 11, 2022

To have an impact as a conservationist, you need fundraising skills in order to turn your ideas into reality. 

In a sector dominated by charities, the majority of conservation projects are therefore funded by donors, who provide an estimated 90 billion pounds in funding each year. 

These include large grants...

Aug 1, 2022

How can storytelling help to tackle some of the biggest issues of our time, like climate change and biodiversity loss?

And what role can migratory birds play, like swans and ospreys? 

To talk about these issues and many more is today's guest, Sacha Dench. Sacha is the CEO of Conservation Without Borders, which organises...

Jul 18, 2022

In this episode I’m speaking with Dr Gemma Harper - the Chief Executive of the Joint Nature Conservation Committee, or JNCC for short.

JNCC is a public body that provides a shared scientific nature conservation service for the UK. This helps the governments in the UK to achieve their wildlife...

Jun 29, 2022

What are our happiest times as conservationists?

At Conservation Careers we help thousands of people start or switch their careers into conservation, but we rarely talk about the fun side of the conservation movement.

If you're aspiring to work in conservation, we thought you might enjoy a little inspiration :)


Jun 20, 2022

How can we tackle some of the biggest challenges facing us as a global society, for the betterment of people and wildlife?

Can we rebuild and transform economic systems in favour of human and ecological wellbeing, and what does the future look like for protected areas?

This forms part of the energetic discussion with...