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Sue Searle | Ecology Training UK

Conservation Careers Podcast

Release Date: 07/13/2020

Josh Powell | National Geographic Explorer & WWF Voices Presenter show art Josh Powell | National Geographic Explorer & WWF Voices Presenter

Conservation Careers Podcast

Josh Powell is a conservation biologist and presenter for the WWF Voices campaign on global biodiversity, covering conservation issues from the Arctic to the Antarctic.

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Dr Stephanie Schuttler | Fancy Scientist show art Dr Stephanie Schuttler | Fancy Scientist

Conservation Careers Podcast

In this episode we’re speaking with Dr Stephanie Schuttler from the world of Fancy Scientist.

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Colin Speedie | Marine Conservation show art Colin Speedie | Marine Conservation

Conservation Careers Podcast

We speak 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.

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Jordan Flagel | TREE show art Jordan Flagel | TREE

Conservation Careers Podcast

Jordan Flagel is the Executive Director and Founder of TREE, whose mission is to provide life changing experiences in nature and actionable change in the environment.

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André Mader | The Case for Conservation podcast show art André Mader | The Case for Conservation podcast

Conservation Careers Podcast

André Mader is the host of The Case for Conservation Podcast and a Programme Director at the Institute for Global Environmental Strategies.

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Elliot Connor | Human Nature Projects show art Elliot Connor | Human Nature Projects

Conservation Careers Podcast

Elliott Connor is a 17 year old Australian popular science writer, presenter, producer, and so many other things. He's best known for founding the International Environmental NGO Human Nature Projects, which supports volunteers across 104 countries and established that within just the last 15 months alone.

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Dr Yemi Oloruntuyi | Marine Stewardship Council show art Dr Yemi Oloruntuyi | Marine Stewardship Council

Conservation Careers Podcast

Dr Yemi Oloruntuyi is Head of the Global Accessibility Program at the Marine Stewardship Council. In this podcast she shares her career story beginning in Lagos, Nigeria, to where she is now a key part of an organisation seeking to save three in ten of all fisheries within the next 10 years.

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Anthony Ochieng |Tony Wild show art Anthony Ochieng |Tony Wild

Conservation Careers Podcast

Anthony Ochieng, or Tony Wild, is a Kenyan-born wildlife ecologist, conservation photographer, traveller, educator and explorer. He has earned many awards for his photography of conservation projects, helping educate and communicate African conservation issues.

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Beth Thoren |The National Nature Service  show art Beth Thoren |The National Nature Service

Conservation Careers Podcast

Beth Thoren is Deputy CEO of Client Earth, and someone who's spearheading a huge and exciting drive to create 20,000 jobs in nature through a new National Nature Service.

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Dr. Kerry Kriger| SAVE THE FROGS! show art Dr. Kerry Kriger| SAVE THE FROGS!

Conservation Careers Podcast

Dr. Kerry Kriger is the Founder and Executive Director of SAVE THE FROGS!, which helps save threatened frogs, toads, newts, salamanders and caecilians across the world.

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Do you enjoy getting out into the field, identifying plants, animals, insects and more? Would you like to be paid for doing this and spend your career surveying for protected species and habitats whilst implementing the law to identify and avoid harmful impacts on them? Then a career as an ecological consultant might be perfect for you.

To explore this practical, well paid and highly trained area of conservation, we're speaking with Sue Searle, CEO of Ecology Training UK. Sue has over 17 years experience of ecological consultancy and has helped hundreds of people to get the right training to enter into the sector.

We discuss what it's like to work as an ecological consultant, the typical roles available, types of people it suits and skills sought after by employers. We also explore her career journey and Sue shares her top advice for people looking to get started in this exciting area of work. As always, it's a wide ranging, career boosting discussion.