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If you're interested in the environment and the Earth's natural resources a career in environmental based sciences may be for you.

Many of them are science-based so they will suit you if you're strong in the sciences and include subjects such as ecology, marine biology, geology and meteorology.



Workers in this area investigate, address, and advise on a variety of terrestrial and marine environment and resource management issues, including the development and implementation of environmental policies and remedies that address the impacts of human activities and industrial processes on the environment.

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Faye Archell

Programme Manager - Animal Management

Faye spent some time working as an aquarist at Southend Sea Life Centre after gaining a degree in Wildlife Management before starting teaching in 2002. She has worked with cetaceans and marine turtles at a rehabilitation centre in Florida and Rhesus and Bonnet Macaques rescued from the pet trade in Goa. Faye is also a wildlife officer with the charity ORCA and regularly carries out marine mammal surveys on ferry and cruise line routes.

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Meet Our Alumni

Owen Taylor

Head Keeper - Newquay Zoo

After a successful career Owen is now the Head Keeper at Newquay Zoo and has had numerous articles published.

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Animal Management Advanced Technical Diploma

Wildlife Conservation Advanced Technical Extended Diploma

Zoo Animal Husbandry Advanced Technical Extended Diploma

FdSc Wildlife Education & Media

BSc (Hons) Applied Zoology & Conservation (Incl. Sandwich Year)

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