I have a lifelong interest in nature and wildlife. I have an academic background in physical geography and ecology and postgraduate entomology. I have been very fortunate in that research has taken me to such diverse places such as Peru, Greece, Spain, Vietnam and Texas, working both independently and as part of a team. I set up the company, Beefayre, with my mum, based on the sustainable importation of high quality honeybee products from the unspoilt wilds of Transylvania, Romania. I have been based for a year at the Department of Biology of the University of Leicester in the UK working on ecological river restoration. In 2014 I start a PhD at the University of Aberdeen and James Hutton Institute working on termites and soils in Ethiopia as part of the alter project which is seeking to alleviate rural poverty in parts of Africa via improving and protecting ecosystem services. I am interested in scientific outreach and communication and have spoken at a number of festivals, schools, local radio and conferences.

Sam | HighExistence

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