Joshua Powell

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Joshua Powell

CF
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Born
Joshua John Powell

(1993-07-16) July 16, 1993 (age 27)
Eastbourne, East Sussex, England
NationalityBritish
EducationBachelor of Science degree in Geography
Alma mater
  • University of Pennsylvania
  • University of Nottingham
OccupationConservation biologist
AwardsScientific Exploration Society's Explorer Award {2019}
Websitejoshua-powell.com

Joshua John Powell CF (born 16 July 1993) is a British conservation biologist.[1][2]

Education

Powell attended the University of Nottingham and graduated with a first-class Honours Bachelor of Science degree in Geography in 2014[3], before receiving a Thouron Award to complete his Masters at the University of Pennsylvania.[4][5]

Career

Powell received a UK Churchill Fellowship in 2017 to study island conservation strategy in Australia, New Zealand and Fiji[6][7], followed by South Georgia and the Falkland Islands.[8]

Powell then received a grant from the National Geographic Society to establish Rangers Without Borders, a conservation research program he subsequently founded with Peter Coals, a friend from the Wildlife Conservation Research Unit (WildCRU) at the University of Oxford[9][10], with Powell becoming a National Geographic Explorer.[11]

Powell is one of the faces of WWF's #WWFVoices campaign on global biodiversity[12], for which he has hosted series on polar science and Arctic conservation in Svalbard and Arctic Russia[13], island and marine conservation in the North Atlantic[14] and biodiversity in South Georgia.

Awards and honours

Powell received a UK Churchill Fellowship in 2017[15][16], receiving the honorific CF in 2019.

In the media

  

References

  1. "Joshua Powell". National Geographic Society.
  2. Wright, Rosalie (30 January 2020). "Conservation Career Stories: Joshua Powell". Conservation Ecology Group.
  3. Wright, Rosalie (30 January 2020). "Conservation Career Stories: Joshua Powell". Conservation Ecology Group.
  4. Baillie, Katherine (13 May 2016). "Penn Graduate Student Selected as a St. Gallen 'Leader of Tomorrow'". Penn Today.
  5. Krueger, Alyson (24 October 2019). "Protecting Nature's Protectors". The Pennsylvania Gazette.
  6. "Joshua Powell". Winston Churchill Memorial Trust.
  7. Morris, Ben (October 2017). "Scientific Adventurer". All About Horsham. October 2017: 45–47.
  8. "Meet the meat-eating ducks of South Georgia". METRO News. 17 March 2020.
  9. "Rangers Without Borders: protecting nature in divided lands". Geographical. 31 January 2020.
  10. "RANGERS WITHOUT BORDERS working for wildlife in the Caucasus, a geopolitical and biodiversity hotspot". The Explorers Journal. 97 (3): 38–47.
  11. "Joshua Powell - National Geographic Society". National Geographic.
  12. "Joshua Powell: Protecting endangered species". Queen's Commonwealth Trust. 17 May 2019.
  13. Wright, Rosalie (30 January 2020). "Conservation Career Stories: Joshua Powell". Conservation Ecology Group.
  14. "The Wild North Atlantic". wwf.exposure. 27 August 2019.
  15. "Joshua Powell". Winston Churchill Memorial Trust.
  16. Morris, Ben (October 2017). "Scientific Adventurer". All About Horsham. October 2017: 45–47.

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