Featured ‘Day in the life of’: Melissa, a Latina marine biologist and wildlife educator

Hi everyone! My name is Melissa Cristina Márquez, and I am a Latina marine biologist and wildlife educator! I have a Bachelor’s degree in Marine Ecology and Conservation from New College of Florida (USA) and an MSc in Marine Biology from Victoria University of Wellington (New Zealand). During my undergraduate degree I was lucky enough to travel all over the […]

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Iceland, seriously a dream.

Visiting Iceland was the number 1 item on my Bucketlist (see my full Bucketlist here). & I am happy to say that it exceeding expectations, immensely. Most places I travel to remind me of other places I’ve been, or places I’ve virtually been to (seen in movies or on TV). But Iceland is like no place I’ve ever been before. […]

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Featured ‘Day in the life of’: Sophie, an environmental conservationist and countryside ranger

Sophie is an environmental conservationist and countryside ranger, follow her on Instagram here. 05:30am: Every day I wake up at 05:30, it’s a quick rush out of the door and into the car to face my long and dark commute to work. As someone who is passionate about the environment around us my daily commute is something that I would […]

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Featured ‘Day in the life of’: Katelyn, masters student researching contaminants (specifically mercury) in arctic breeding shorebirds

Hey there! This is Katelyn here, taking over the guest blog this week. I originally hail from the urban soup of southern Ontario, Canada. But I’m currently completing my Master’s in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. I promise its not that hard to pronounce, say it with me: “sask-catch-e-wan”. Me, with a Scaup duckling while conducting avian influenza monitoring in Saskatchewan. Anyways, a […]

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Featured ‘Day in the life of’: Steph, a 4th year veterinary student.

Hello everyone! I’m Steph and I’m a 4th year veterinary student in Australia. As you can imagine, my life currently revolves around animals, and when I’m not studying at university, I’m working at my local vet hospital, volunteering at a wildlife rehabilitation centre, or teaching pig handling at the university farm. I’m currently working on a research project as part […]

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Featured ‘Day in the life of’: Kat, a first year PhD student researching the effects of oil palm monoculture on orangutan behaviour.

Day in the life of Kat (PhD student):  Selamat Pagi! I’m Kat from Bristol in the UK, and I’m a first year PhD student currently studying the effects of oil palm monoculture on orangutan behaviour and feeding ecology. I can talk for England, so here is my attempt at a concise summary of my current life. At the moment I […]

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Featured ‘Day in the life of’: Tamanna, Wildlife Conservationist researcher, currently focusing on identifying Asian Elephants.

A day in the life of Tamanna (Wildlife Conservationist researcher). Hi, I’m Tamanna from India. I am a wildlife conservationist and I currently work as a researcher in Pondicherry University. I’m interested in understanding how humans and wildlife interact with each other in human modified landscapes, particularly crop plantations such as tea and coffee. My current research deals with identifying […]

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