Claire Thorpe - AWT

About Claire Thorpe - AWT

Claire studied biology at the University of Oxford, graduating in 2013. Her main focus became the ecology modules, leading to a dissertation on the effects non-native tree species can have on biodiversity. A year off included volunteering for the Wildlife Trust in the Scilly Isles and teaching English in China. Claire then completed her MSc in Conservation at UCL. Her thesis looked at the policy and objectives surrounding a marine protected area in Jamaica, and research involved interviews with politicians, researchers and community members. Post-graduation Claire worked for a natural health charity as their campaign coordinator, gaining experience in article writing, social media and communications.

What does AWT do?

The Alderney Wildlife Trust is the only wildlife conservation organisation in Alderney ad also the only Wildlife Trust in the Channel Islands. We aim to preserve Alderney's environment for future generations by protecting and restoring key species and habitats on the island. These include lots of our most famous wildlife including the seabirds and their [...]

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