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Conservation Careers Podcast

Sep 27, 2022

Have you ever had an idea that you think is great and wish you'd done something about it?

Well, today's guest is making her great idea for helping individuals to take action on a global scale a reality.

Megan Cromp is Director of Key Conservation, which is seeking to help conservationists gain critical funding and...

Sep 7, 2022

In this episode we’re speaking with Dr Kate Evans - Founder and Director of Elephants for Africa. 

She is an award-winning behavioural ecologist and conservation biologist, with over 25 years of experience in running wildlife research and conservation projects. 

Since establishing the charity Elephants for Africa in...

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...