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Fieldwork Article: Format and Questions
These articles aim to support and promote the work of conservation scientists working in remote or
challenging locations around the world. It also aims to make the science more accessible, explaining
the reasons and people behind conservation strategies.
Ideally, we would like to cover your work in six main sections, plus links. Please feel free to write
your thoughts in these areas.
Profile: (A sentence or two about yourself)
Research Site: (Essentially the location/environment you work in)
Target Species/Target Ecosystem: (The focus species/ecosystem that you are in that location to work
on, and why you feel it is important to work there)
Highlights: (The best bits/things you enjoy about working here)
Challenges: (The hardest aspects of the work and/or the environment)
Your Five ‘Top Tips’ for working in this environment or on this project: (see previous articles for
examples)
Links: (links to your website, and perhaps related or supporting organisations that may be of
interest)
Information
Feel free to have a look at some of the previous articles to get an idea of the format. We try to cover
the science, whilst also showing the ups and downs of working in some of these places and add tips
for any aspiring scientists. Here are a few links...
http://www.jamesborrell.co.uk/2011/04/14/fieldwork-feature-fijis-reefs/
http://www.jamesborrell.co.uk/2011/03/25/fieldwork-spotlight-the-golden-cat-of-gabon/
http://www.jamesborrell.co.uk/2012/11/22/fieldwork-the-red-sea-dolphin-project/
If possible it would also be great to use a couple of photographs, Ideally:
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A photo of you/your team
A photo of your study species
A large photo perhaps of the landscape/environment.
(Photographers/image copyrights are stated beneath links if this is acceptable)
Once completed, please send it back to me at [email protected], and I’ll be in touch.
Thank you for your interest in getting involved with this. Please let me know if you have any
questions!
Kind Regards,
James Borrell
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