Wildlife Forever

Animal Intelligence

Humans, like animals, metabolize PAHs. This turns the PAHs into carcinogenic material that binds to DNA. The PAH reaction with DNA makes it mutagenic and carcinogenic. Long-term exposure to low levels of PAHs results in a high-risk of cancer. Lungs (inhalation) and liver/multi-organ (ingestion) are top cancer risks from PAHs. Instead of PAH compounds becoming less harmful as it breaks down with weather an age, it becomes more of an issue as oil weathers and breaks down.

Wildlife Preserve

For education, an important part of a wildlife conservationist's job is educating the public. This involves teaching people better ways of caring for their environment and the wildlife living there. Raising public awareness and raising funds for research is one of the best ways to ensure that lands and endangered species are protected. As for the job outlook, the The Job Bank USA reports growth for conservation scientists and foresters will be stronger in scientific research and private sector consulting firms through 2012. As a stronger emphasis is placed upon environmental protection, these job opportunities will continue to increase. Hiring of conservationists to prepare environmental impact studies on erosion control and tree harvesting will continue through the year 2012. The salary, As reported by the Job Bank USA, the median salary of conservationists in 2002 was $50,340. Salaries in the wildlife conservation field can range from $30,000 to $70,000 per year. Entering the job field as a forester, soil conservationist or range manager, you can expect a beginning salary of $23,000 to $29,000 per year. Conservationists holding a doctorate degree may increase their beginning salary to $51,000 annually. If you enjoy the outdoors, think about a fascinating career as a "wildlife conservationist.