Working and Careers in Water and Aquatic Science
An endangered species and environmental protection worker helps prevent harm to aquatic species and ecosystems
There are many different kinds of jobs where you can work to protect the environment and help endangered species. Environmental protection work includes environmental law, politics, activism, journalism, fundraising, education, research, and science. You can find work in citizen environmental organizations, federal and state agencies, and at universities conducting research. You can help build environmentally sustainable ways of life for the future. The level and kind of education required depends on the type of work. For example, work in environmental law requires a bachelor’s degree and a law degree, while work as an activist may require only a high school degree.