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FROM TIGERS TO MARINE CONSERVATION – 10 Years On!

Will Maclennan, UK – one of the four first volunteer interns selected for an assignment with WWF’s Youth Volunteer Internship Programme when it was created in 2005… I got my degree in Zoology from the University of Aberdeen in June 2004 and since then I have not looked back. Today I am a senior marine environmental scientist at […]

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A Conservation Career Journey with Rab Nawaz – WWF Pakistan’s Director

Conservation Career Journey with Rab Nawaz – WWF Pakistan’s Director Rab Nawaz is WWF Pakistan’s Director of the Sindh Region. Here he shares his passion for conservation, the Western Tragopan and Pakistan’s wildlife with Conservation Careers Blogger, Zehra Zawawi. “It’s a great feeling to see that in order to bring potential change sometimes all it […]

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Media relations insights from a global WWF communicator

Media relations insights from a global WWF communicator An interview with Gemma Parkes   1. What are 3 ingredients for a successful media strategy? First, a robust media strategy needs to be audience-driven. Take a few steps back: What are you ultimately trying to achieve through the media? Whose ideas or behaviours do you need […]

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Have you biked to work lately? Our staff have!

Have you biked to work lately? Our staff have! Every June, many WWF staff at our offices in Gland, Switzerland participate in an annual “Bike to work” challenge. This popular participative campaign involves riding your bike to work, and puts as many as 50,000 people on their saddles throughout Switzerland. It’s a great opportunity for […]

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Tackling the big conservation questions with Dr Josh Tewksbury

Tackling the big conservation questions with Dr Josh Tewksbury Dr Josh Tewksbury is Director of the WWF Luc Hoffmann Institute. The Luc Hoffmann Institute was created by WWF, one of the world’s largest and most experienced global conservation organizations, to respond to the most important questions facing conservation and sustainable development. How would you describe […]

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Cover letters- To bother or not to bother ?…that is the question.

Rebecca Williams – Talent Acquisition Manager at WWF International ch.linkedin.com/pub/rebecca-williams/a/316/b86 Cover letters- To bother or not to bother ?…that is the question. This dilemma struck me recently at a meeting of senior HR professionals, all of whom categorically stated that they never read candidate cover letters, but rather go straight to the CV. Shortly following this […]

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Career advice from Dr Colman O’Criodain – Wildlife Trade Specialist at WWF

This article originally appeared on http://www.conservation-careers.com/interview-dr-colman-ocriodain-wildlife-trade-specialist-wwf/ Dr Colman O’Criodain is the wildlife trade specialist at WWF. He trained as a botanist and spent much of his university days look at fens in Ireland. After a bout with the Irish civil service and the European Commission, he now represents WWF at CITES (Convention on the International […]

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How to write a winning curriculum vitae

Rebecca Williams – Talent Acquisition Manager at WWF International ch.linkedin.com/pub/rebecca-williams/a/316/b86 When it comes to finding a new job, there are many factors to consider but one of the most difficult hurdles to tackle is writing your CV (or Résumé as they call it in the US). If you’ve not changed jobs for a few years, […]

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WWF-Australia is ‘walking the talk’ on sustainable office spaces

This article originally appeared on http://www.dailytelegraph.com.au The CitySwitch Green Office program is making workspaces more environmentally friendly, including the WWF offices in Ultimo   GREEN office spaces are growing fast and they not only look good, but have a positive impact on workers. WWF in Ultimo has signed up to a City of Sydney led […]

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From Pobitora to Manas

Anil Cherukupalli – Communications Manager, WWF- India https://www.linkedin.com/in/anilcherukupalli An eye witness account of a rhino translocation exercise carried out in Assam, India Prologue It is 5 am on a Tuesday morning and thick fog conceals the vast grasslands of the Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary, located about 60 km east of Guwahati. I’m on the back of […]

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