The term Conservation Marketing has been coined by the founder of Biodiversity Business, Barbara de…
2. Taking a part in blogging courses
Blogging courses are another source of valuable knowledge. They might be either free or paid. It is important to remember that a higher price doesn’t necessarily mean better quality. Sometimes courses offer some sort of certificate after completing it. However, you need to remember that the thing which matters the most here are your skills, not the number of certificates you gained. Therefore, again, look for a HIGH QUALITY. What do I mean by high quality? These can be courses created by professionals, people with extensive experience and by experts with a reliable source and updated knowledge.
3. Becoming a volunteer or an intern
And last but not least – volunteering and internships! This is a step for people who are ready to dedicate their time and often money to gaining some experience. Apart from having some sort of theoretical knowledge, it also gives you hands-on experience and often personal mentorship. It is the most efficient way of learning how to blog for wildlife conservation and nature but it is also the hardest requiring strong determination.
Every volunteering and internship are different, so it is hard to determine what exactly do you need to look for. However, there are crucial things you always need to consider, and these are exploitation of the volunteer and project’s ethics. They are extremely important factors but also quite problematic to check. While choosing the projects you need to make sure it is going to be worth your time, money and effort. You should assess if the input you are giving is relevant to the experience you are getting. The outcome of your work on a particular project is dependent on many factors. You can easily find out more about exploitation in conservation volunteering.
While choosing a project to join, you must be aware that your choice is ethical and doesn’t harm the environment, animals and people. Unfortunately, unethical projects are often attracting more participants. Projects involving work with animals are a great example of it. As long as interacting with wild animals is cute and insta-friendly, it is also very harmful and causes a lot of damage for animals. This is just a drop in the ocean of unethical behaviours practised during taking a part in wildlife conservation projects. If you are interested, you can find many opportunities to get involved in good quality projects.