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Take urgent action to reduce the degradation of natural habitats, halt the loss of biodiversity, and protect and prevent the extinction of species.

Could this be your career mission?

Below are employers you could work for, occupations they employ, and education and training programs to prepare you to achieve this target.
Job Candidate
  1. Local Audubon Societies: Many areas have Audubon Societies dedicated to the conservation of birds and their habitats.

  2. Wildlife Rehabilitation Centers: Focus on the rescue, rehabilitation, and release of injured or orphaned wildlife, contributing to the overall health of local ecosystems.

  3. Land Trusts: Work to conserve natural lands and protect them from development, ensuring the preservation of critical habitats.

  4. Botanical Gardens and Arboretums: Some actively engage in conservation efforts, preserving and showcasing native plant species.

  5. Local Environmental Education Centers: Educate the community about local ecosystems and the importance of biodiversity and often play a key role in conservation.

  6. Community Gardens: May have a specific focus on native plants, promoting biodiversity in urban and suburban areas.

  7. River and Watershed Associations: Protect and restore rivers and watersheds and contribute significantly to preserving aquatic habitats.

  8. Nature Reserves and Sanctuaries: These areas protect and conserve natural habitats and the species that inhabit them.

  9. Citizen Science Groups: Engage local citizens in monitoring and collecting data on local flora and fauna contributes to scientific knowledge and conservation efforts.

  10. Environmental Advocacy Groups: Advocate for policies and practices that protect biodiversity and natural habitats at the local level.

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