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At Conservation Careers, we believe biodiversity needs diversity. We urgently need more perspectives, voices, ideas and expertise to create a world in which wildlife thrives.

Celebrating Diversity in Conservation is a new initiative to share careers advice from professional conservationists from every corner of the planet. Our ultimate goal is to showcase conservationists from each and every country worldwide!

Are you a professional conservationist from an underrepresented country or region? Share your story and help empower more promising conservationists to take action for wildlife!

Why get involved?

We’ll share your career story with students, career switchers and job seekers worldwide on our Careers Advice blog. Your insights and advice will help aspiring conservationists overcome barriers to careers in wildlife conservation.

Help us create a more diverse conservation sector in which all conservationists can have career success!

Are you ready to share your story with a global community of 400,000 conservationists?

We’d love to hear from you if you:

  • Are from an underrepresented country or region.
  • Currently work in (or have previously worked in) your country of origin.
  • Have at least 5 years’ professional experience in conservation.
 
The Latest Celebrating Diversity in Conservation Stories
Karla Pound, 34 years old, is a zookeeper and an expedition leader with an incredible story to tell. Currently with Coral Expeditions, Karla works on large tour boats, taking guests …
Much like her favourite plant Grevillea mucronulata, Laurel Fowler would not consider herself particularly special or popular. Yet, just as the striking flowers are camouflaged amongst the foliage, the self-confessed …
Francisco Petrucci-Fonseca is a nature lover passionate about the Iberian wolf. He’s a Biologist and Professor at the University of Lisbon, Portugal. He’s also the co-founder and President of the …
The wild population of African grey parrots has greatly reduced due to the pet trade, hunting and habitat loss. And in some parts of Nigeria, there is a growing substantial …
After a long and successful career in arts design, Manon Fontaine changed the brushes and the puppets to binoculars and animals’ tags. Keep reading if you want to know why …
Dr Liam Lysaght is Director of the National Biodiversity Data Centre, an Irish organisation that collates and manages data on Ireland’s wildlife. He started his career as a park ranger …
“At first, I loved. Then I observed. Finally, I photographed” Some years ago, I was visiting an important photography contest in Milan, when my attention was caught by a photo …
Wildlife conservation is all about protecting and celebrating biodiversity. But, when we look at the industry’s workforce, we see a heart-breaking diversity deficit. Making work in the conservation sector accessible …
“I don’t do pilates, I don’t do nails, I don’t do coffee with friends. All I do is my conservation group and my conservation work”. Despite studying a Bachelor of …

Help us fill the gaps!

Below we’ve listed all the countries and regions worldwide, and the number of conservation careers advice interviews we have shared for each. Help us fill the gaps! Are you or someone you know a professional conservationist from one of our missing or underrepresented countries or regions? Share your conservation career story and help spread the word! PS: We’re working hard to update this list, but with 500 careers advice articles published to date we’re not quite there yet. Stay tuned!
  • Western Asia