Calling all conservationy people: How are conservationists changing? How is the discipline evolving? Why are these changes happening? Check out this article on the debate and take the survey to see where you fit in!
Interested in Conservation but come from a different educational background? Well look no further! This newly launched Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) in Innovation and Design for Global Grand Challenges is completely free! It's an online course which introduces you to current challenges in conservation and development globally, and provides you with some of the tools for solving them.
Learn more about the MOOC from Mongabay here, or click the picture/link below.
Conservation Evidence is a completely free guide to help you make the best decisions before carrying out ecology/conservation work. It's run by a group based out of Cambridge that summarises huge amounts of evidence from scientific literature on the effects of conservation interventions, such as methods of habitat or species management, and produces easily digestible info for your convinience.
What's the best way of getting across the message that Mattell, the largest toy company in the world, uses virgin paper from Indonesian rain forests to package its Barbie dolls? Comedy of course!
This video resulted in Mattell receiving around 500,000 e-mails protesting their packaging, Barbie’s overloaded Facebook page had to be shut down, and Mattel announced it would stop using environmentally-damaging packaging.
For a healthy dose of conservation optimism and great stories, check out Discover Conservation by James Borrell. This site helps raise money and bursaries for conservationists to undertake exciting expeditions around the world..