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  • Learn the Golden Rule which makes the difference between success and failure for starting or switching your career into conservation.
  • The six biggest mistakes people make in their conservation job hunt, and how you can avoid them.
  • Answers to the ten most commonly asked questions for people looking to get a conservation job.

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Our Latest Careers Advice

Breaking into the conservation sector

As a career switcher, I have a very personal understanding of the misconceptions that surround working in the conservation sector, especially when it comes to ‘breaking into conservation’. I can relate to that feeling of despair brought on by the natural assumption that the only way in is to go via the costly and time-consuming

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See you later, alligator? The irreplaceable roles of crocodilians are at risk of being lost

From miniature alligators with habitat-helping burrowing abilities, to specially adapted fish-eaters who can indicate how healthy a river is, a new ZSL-led study shows what the world is set to lose if crocodilians are not urgently protected.  Creating shelter for other animals through unique burrow systems and crunching down on invasive, agricultural pests are just

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The Human Swan | Sacha Dench (Conservation Without Borders)

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 inspiring

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