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Global Environmental Careers

The Worldwide Green Jobs Resource

Taberham, Justin


1. Auflage Oktober 2021
304 Seiten, Hardcover

ISBN: 978-1-119-05284-5
John Wiley & Sons

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Global Environmental Careers

Global Environmental Careers - The Worldwide Green Jobs Resource

This book is the ideal guide to equipping you with the tools and know-how to develop an environmental career. It is filled with practical advice, case studies, personal profiles and top tips across the global environment sector.

An essential resource for anyone, from school students to those who are already in work but dreaming of a more meaningful career.

'This new book comes at exactly the right moment. There has never been a more critical time for effective, international action on our common ecological crisis, and success in that work requires a new generation of 21st Century environmental professionals.'
Kevin Doyle, Executive Director, Office of Career and Professional Development, Yale School of the Environment

'As an experienced green career coach, the top questions I hear from green job seekers are, "What are the green jobs out there, which ones would be a good match, how do I get my foot in the door, and where do I find these jobs?" Taberham's book answers all of these in a refreshingly approachable way.'
Lisa Yee-Litzenberg, President, Green Career Advisor LLC

'One of the biggest challenges environmental career seekers face is understanding and muddling through the opportunities available to them based on their experience, education, and interest. Taberham's book is a great resource to help people navigate their options and grab some tips for the career journey.'
Laura Thorne, The Environmental Career Coach

'A fantastic book for those who are interested in pursuing a role in sustainability. Jam-packed with helpful resources, career insights, and real-life case studies this is a go-to resource for professionals who are launching their careers.'
Sharmila Singh, New Lens Consulting

'Justin Taberham provides an impressive global overview of a multifaceted, ever-changing sector that continues to evolve rapidly due to advances in technology and knowledge, changes in funding and incentives, and shifts in priorities and laws.'
Carol L. McClelland, PhD, Author of Green Careers for Dummies

Acknowledgements ix

1 Introduction 1

2 Environmental Consultancy 51

3 Integrated Water Resources Management 80

4 Environmental Law 100

5 Environmental Policy, Legislation and Regulation 121

6 Conservation and Ecology 129

7 Greening Companies, Corporate Sustainability 154

8 Air Quality 176

9 Fisheries Management 189

10 Marine Science and Conservation 207

11 Protected Area Planning and Management 219

12 Waste and Resource Management and Contaminated Land 232

13 Renewables and Energy 246

14 Journalism and Writing/Blogging 264

15 Emerging and Other Sectors 276

16 Contributors 282

Index 000
About the Author

Justin Taberham is a Chartered Environmentalist and environmental consultant. He has worked in the global environment sector for over 30 years with a diverse range of organisations including Government regulators, charities, and professional bodies. He has considerable first-hand experience of environmental recruiting and mentoring.