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Conservation Careers Podcast

Dec 21, 2020

Today we're chatting with yacht skipper, author and marine conservationist Colin Speedie. Colin has had a lifelong involvement with the sea and its inhabitants. He's an expert on basking sharks in his own boat since childhood.

We had an enjoyable and wide ranging discussion about basking sharks, the role of yachts...

Dec 7, 2020

How do you go from being an athlete playing on varsity football and basketball teams in Canada and Europe to setting up your own ecotourism operation, which helps to conserve wildlife in both Guyana and Belize?

That's the journey that our guest today, Jordan Flagel, has been on in his career so far. Jordan is the...

Nov 24, 2020

Today we're speaking with the host of The Case for Conservation podcast, and Programme Director at the Institute for Global Environmental Strategies, André Mader.

André is a conservation biologist by training and he's worked mostly in biodiversity policy, first in his native South Africa, and then also in Canada,...

Nov 9, 2020

Have you ever met someone and wondered in awe about how they have done so much in such a short space of time? That's a feeling I got when I first met Elliott Connor, who's our guest on the podcast today.

Elliott is a 17 year old Australian popular science writer, presenter, producer, and so many other things. He's best...

Oct 26, 2020

Have you ever picked up a can of fish in the supermarket and wondered what the MSC certified symbol actually means for the tuna in the can?

Most of us know it means the fish is from sustainable stocks. But how is this judged and verified and how did the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) manage to use consumer choice to...