The global economy has been brought to its knees by the COVID-19 pandemic, and world leaders are trying to come up with solutions to rebuild, while also taking action against the ongoing threat of climate change. Ongoing pressure from citizens has created an environmental movement, which is emphasizing green careers, but will environmental jobs increase in the future? In this… Read More »Outlook: the future of green economy careers
Adri Meyer holds a B.Sc Conservation Ecology from Stellenbosch University and a M.Phil Marine and Environmental Law from the University of Cape Town. She has 2 years working with BirdLife South Africa, a conservation NGO, and 5 years working as an Environmental Assessment Practitioner, conducting Environmental Impact Assessments within the agriculture, housing and waste industry, and acting as an Environmental Control Officer on construction sites. She has 1 year’s experience as a content creator for several sustainability and conservation focused websites. In her free time, she volunteers at the Seabird and Penguin Rehabilitation Center (SAPREC) as well as the local Animal Welfare.
Buzzwords from green businesses have become commonplace, but what exactly do all the terms like “sustainable”, “fair trade ” or “eco-friendly” even mean? Most of us do not want to harm the environment with our consumer habits, and we actively try to seek out sustainable businesses. Here we have prepared a guide for you about green business types, and exactly… Read More »Green terminology for business: sustainable vs eco-friendly vs ethical
With the holidays just around the corner, it is time to start shopping for gifts for your loved ones. If you have grown tired of fast trends, wasteful plastic packaging, and high delivery fees that go along with the holidays, then perhaps it is time you consider some zero waste gifts. Sustainable gifting that has zero waste attached to them,… Read More »10 Zero waste gift ideas for this holiday season
Are you thinking about a career in conservation or working with wildlife, but you are not sure where to start? Then this guide is for you. Read on to find out more about different conservation and wildlife jobs, and how to find out which one is right for you. What is a Conservation Job? A conservation job can be any… Read More »10 Career paths in conservation and how to get started