The Other Skills Needed for Jobs in Wildlife

Some skills you need may seem obvious if you are seeking jobs in wildlife.  Such a career requires education and experience in cleaning cages, animal handling, wild animal nutrition, veterinary medicine, and enclosure construction and maintenance. If your work involves … Continue reading

Oil Spill Effects on Wildlife: It Only Takes a Drop of Oil

Harm to wildlife, predominantly waterbirds, is where you’ll see the most obvious oil spill effects. Many birds that encounter oil do not survive. Oiled wildlife that do survive, face both short-term and long-term health consequences. Learn how oil affects waterbirds … Continue reading

Working with Birds of Prey: Falconry Employment Possibilities

If working with birds of prey or in falconry is your life long career dream, you do have employment possibilities. However, you should recognize that this is a very narrow focus, which also limits your job possibilities in falconry. Like … Continue reading

5 Famous Biologists Who Have Made a Big Impact on Science and Wildlife

5 Famous Biologists and Their Contributions in Biology Biology is a science with many deviations. Famous biologists, like Jane Goodall, may focus on the social world of other mammals or work tirelessly to save wild animals harmed by human development. … Continue reading

The Ecological Impact of Oil Spills

By Jkala M. Assar The Exxon Valdez spill of 1989 slicked over 11,000 square miles of water and altered 1,300 miles of pristine Alaskan coastline. Originally, wildlife mortality was estimated to be nearly 250,000 sea mammals, fowl, and other coastal … Continue reading

What Is Ecology?

For any job in wildlife, you will need to have a basic understanding of ecology and how all living things are interconnected. Environmental educators use this information to help the public make the connection between an endangered species and their … Continue reading