Conservation

Species Conservation Manager - World Wildlife Fund

Monday, 17 October 2011

Make a world of difference and help conserve the Southwest Australian Ecoregion. Design and implement conservation projects and interventions utilising a broad and deep skills set to engage stakeholders and contribute to WWF-Australia’s broader biodiversity related fundraising strategies.

Location: Perth, WA.
Salary: TBC
Applications close: No close date.
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Phillip Island penguins

Talking penguins at Phillip Island

Friday, 7 October 2011

Conservation biologist Rebecca Overeem gives us the low-down on little penguins at Phillip Island.

Earth-Overshoot-Day

Earth now in overdraft

Wednesday, 28 September 2011

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.

Communications Adviser - Australian Conservation Foundation

Tuesday, 27 September 2011

• 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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Travel-Tetepare

The last wild island

Wednesday, 14 September 2011

Ancient jungles host rare animals, headhunting remnants and grassroots conservation programs on tropical Tetepare Island, a true lost world of the South Pacific.

Can you make a better ad than this?

Monday, 29 August 2011

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.

Ocean-acidification

Instant Expert: Ocean acidification

Monday, 22 August 2011

A wave of devastation for marine life.

Save the Kimberly - enjoy John Butler & Mama Kin

Thursday, 11 August 2011

John Butler and Mama Kin on the Hudson River, singing 'Losing You' and revelling in a twilight New York moment. Download the studio version on iTunes to help raise funds to Save The Kimberly.

How do you relocate a tiger?

Tuesday, 9 August 2011

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.

Behavioural Biologist - Taronga Zoo

Tuesday, 12 July 2011

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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