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FAQs: Your Wildlife Conservation Career Questions Answered

FAQs: Your Wildlife Conservation Career Questions Answered

20th December 2021 by Beth Newark

We’ve nurtured 100s of budding conservationists and wildlife researchers around the world. Using our years of experience, we’ve put together  resources including guide and webinars to help you turn your passion for wildlife into a career. These questions were taken from our…

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Field Notes Entry 21: Katie Bell

Field Notes Entry 21: Katie Bell

7th December 2021 by Beth Newark

Bio: Katie is Opwall’s Environment Officer as well as being on our Fundraising Team. Katie graduated from the University of Portsmouth in 2015 with a BSc in Marine Environmental Science and after travelling for a while, she went back to university to…

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Field Notes Entry 20: Ellie Field

Field Notes Entry 20: Ellie Field

3rd December 2021 by Beth Newark

Bio: Ellie Field is Opwall’s Rewilding Lead and International Sales Manager. She spent much of her time during the Covid-19 pandemic learning about efforts to improve agriculture in the UK and rejuvenate biodiversity. Ellie first joined Opwall as a volunteer in South…

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A Word from our Founder

A Word from our Founder

1st December 2021 by Dr Tim Coles

Dear alumni and supporters of Opwall, Thank you for continuing to support our work through this challenging year. 2021 has been a turning point for Operation Wallacea and the way we work on conservation challenges worldwide. While there have been difficult times,…

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How do you get involved with conservation research?

How do you get involved with conservation research?

1st December 2021 by Beth Newark

Conservation research is an exciting and important career that can take you all over the world! In this article we’re going to discuss some of important steps on the path to getting involved with conservation research. Online training courses are a great…

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How can we help with conservation efforts?

How can we help with conservation efforts?

1st December 2021 by Beth Newark

One of the great patterns we have seen in recent years is an uptick in people talking about, studying, and caring about wildlife conservation. This blog is a comprehensive guide to different ways you can help with wildlife conservation efforts, no matter…

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What are scientific expeditions?

What are scientific expeditions?

1st December 2021 by Beth Newark

Scientific Expeditions are an organized form of scientific field research they can be used for field work in geography, geology, hydrology, and (our favourite) ecology. Groups of specialists carry out field work and data collection in line with the specific aims of the…

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Operation Wallacea: Staff Spotlight – Livvy Cropper

Operation Wallacea: Staff Spotlight – Livvy Cropper

30th November 2021 by Livvy Cropper

In 2010 I started my A-Levels and knew I wanted to continue learning after that, but wasn’t sure what to study or which career path to pursue. However, not long after starting at sixth form, I heard of something I couldn’t have…

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Field Notes Entry #19: Empty Stomachs Don’t Have Ears with John Kahekwa

Field Notes Entry #19: Empty Stomachs Don’t Have Ears with John Kahekwa

3rd November 2021 by Beth Newark

Bio: We were honored to invite John Kahekwa, Founder of the Pole Pole Foundation and finalist for the 2021 Earthshot Prize to speak to us about his innovative agricultural programs that protect the Congolese rainforest and its biodiversity. John Kahekwa grew up…

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Croc Adventures at KM25 (Mexico)!

Croc Adventures at KM25 (Mexico)!

3rd November 2021 by Matthew Wallacea

That afternoon myself and fellow staff Fred and Alberto set off from camp with Joto, the projects Biodiversity Coordinator and Croc team leader, at 3.30pm for a hike where at the end, was a remote aguada where we hoped to find crocs!…

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How Organic Honey Production Can Help Save Mexican Forests and Empower Indigenous Communities

How Organic Honey Production Can Help Save Mexican Forests and Empower Indigenous Communities

2nd November 2021 by Sophia Wood

In the Calakmul Biosphere Reserve in Southeastern Mexico, climate change has caused unpredictable rainfall, drought, and crop failure, affecting both the wildlife and communities that live in and around the reserve. Calakmul and its surrounding forests are not only home to a…

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5 Ways You Can Support Regenerative Agriculture to Help Heal the Planet

5 Ways You Can Support Regenerative Agriculture to Help Heal the Planet

1st November 2021 by Sophia Wood

Industrial agriculture has caused up to 75% of deforestation to date and currently threatens up to 86% of endangered species, according to studies released in early 2021. As such, there is a clear need to reimagine how to supply food and other…

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