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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

Lauren Pharr is an avian ecologist, science communicator, PhD candidate and passionate advocate for diversity, equality and inclusion in the wildlife conservation and research space. In the world of conservation, …

Evi Indraswati’s story doesn’t unfold amidst the sterile silence of a laboratory, but within the harsh realities of communities in Indonesia’s Bukit Barisan Selatan National Park (TNBBS), grappling with environmental …

Do you remember the first time your passion for the environment felt nurtured? Was it after an education workshop or outdoor experience with an educator? Did you make a change …

Picture a wild savanna, teeming with life. Millions of insects hum in the dense undergrowth, birds flock in the skies, and elusive mammals can be glimpsed through the tall grasses. …

Tucked away in a remote corner of southwestern Uganda lies a hidden gem, the Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. Recognized as a UNESCO World Heritage site for its exceptional biodiversity, it …

Conservation organizations are a big puzzle. Every piece, whether it is a department, board of directors, staff, or volunteer, has a role to play in the big picture. But, as …

In his final year as a university undergraduate, Kumar Paudel founded the non-profit organisation Greenhood Nepal. It created a platform for young people like himself who lacked experience but wanted …

“Ultimately environmental protection is about the protection of human rights – you can’t separate the two.” Tatenda Muponde is an environmental lawyer at the Centre for Environmental Rights (CER), a …

“To work with nature, we need to understand the systems that are in play. The key to success is systems thinking. Taking all parts of the equation into consideration, and …

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!