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Yesterday, 27 September, was Earth Overshoot Day 2011; the day the Earth reached a level of resource demand that exceeds what nature can sustainably support for this year.
• Are you passionate about inspiring Australians to create a more sustainable future?
• Are you an exceptional communicator with demonstrated success in delivering media and public relations strategies?
• Do you thrive on collaboration and innovation to influence change?
The Australian Conservation Foundation (ACF) is seeking a skilled communications professional with strong experience working with the media. You will have a flair for developing effective and creative public communication strategies that excel in a competitive environment. Your ability to access a range of media channels to influence people to take action will be integral to this role.
Location: This temporary position is based in ACF’s Melbourne office in the award-winning 60L Green Building.
Salary: Level 5.
Applications close: Monday 10 October, 2011.
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Ancient jungles host rare animals, headhunting remnants and grassroots conservation programs on tropical Tetepare Island, a true lost world of the South Pacific.
The World Wildlife Fund (WWF) has launched a new short film competition - Life. Nature. You. Make the Connection - encouraging budding and established filmmakers to create a short film that shows the connection between people and nature.
A wave of devastation for marine life.
Putri, a 7-year-old Sumatran Tiger, receives veterinarian care before her safe relocation to a new habitat where she can thrive and be part of the continued regeneration of the species. This check-up is required by the Government of Indonesia to ensure the tiger's health prior to relocation.
As Taronga Zoo’s Behavioural Biologist, you will manage the daily operation of the Behavioural Studies Unit including keeper requests; site wide enrichment programs; volunteer training, needs and responsibilities; as well as undertake project based research.
Reporting to the Manager, Research and Conservation, this key role will be responsible for designing and implementing a comprehensive enrichment program and a targeted behavioural research program that helps us better understand and conserve wildlife. You will need to be a creative and innovative thinker who works well in a team and has a passion for animal welfare and conservation.
Location: Taronga Zoo, Mosman, Sydney, NSW.
Salary: Clerk grade 6.
Applications close: 5pm Monday 18 July, 2011.
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Giving up her career and moving to Africa to become a field guide was an undeniably life-changing decision for 31 year-old Daniela, who one day hopes to catch illegal wildlife poachers.
Costa Georgiadis travelled to Tara in Central Queensland to discover how devastating so called 'green' coal seam gas mining can be on the natural environment.