Climate action: Jobs to protect the planet

Check out the inspirational stories below to find out how you could protect the planet... and make a career out of it!

"I get to work with most amazing people and in the most beautiful surroundings and I couldn't be happier." – Jade, conservation officer

For more job inspiration, tips and advice, head to BBC Bitesize Careers.

Fighting waste

Karina: co-founder of a sustainable drinks company
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Lydia: zero waste shop owner
Grace: waste warrior
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Wildlife preservation

Liam: river catchment officer
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Lauren: science officer
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Amelia: apprentice countryside officer
Jade: apprentice conservation officer
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Gabrielle: ecologist
Lorna: conservation apprentice
Liberty: conservation trainee
Daniel: tree surgeon

Eco-friendly building and housing

Ciaran: ecobuilding technical apprentice
Aine: junior simulation engineer
Manish: solar farm manager
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Surprising routes into sustainability roles

How a blocked toilet led to my sustainable business
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Birds, anxiety and me: Finding peace in nature
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A bee sting nearly killed me – now I’m a beekeeper
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Me and the sea: A marine conservationist’s story
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How origami inspired my sustainable fashion business
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Climate activism

Teenage climate activist: “We have the biggest stake in our future.”
Writing my way to a greener future
How an autistic teenager’s passion for nature led to his first book deal
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