From science and medicine to farming and politics, there are so many ways to care for the planet by looking after the animals and the land. People working in this sector are playing an important part in ensuring this planet can keep supporting us.
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Animal care managers are responsible for the care and upkeep of animals in an array of settings, including kennels, pet stores, zoos, people's homes, farms or animal shelters. Duties within this pathway include tasks necessary for the welfare of animals, such as feeding, bathing, cleaning and exercising.
Civil and Environmental management ensures that individuals and organisations operate in accordance with sustainable guidelines, improving and evaluating the significance of certain hazards. The need to be cost-effective, whilst meeting environmental legislation in areas such as air and water control, is integral to this pathway.
Land Management and Production centres on managing and developing land resources for the purpose of agriculture, water resource management, reforestation, and conservation projects.
Food scientists and food technologists studying the biological, physical and chemical makeup of foods to develop products, provide accurate nutritional information for food labelling, and investigate ways to keep food fresh, safe and attractive. They find ways to save time and money in food preparation and test the safety and quality of food before public consumption.
Arboriculture is the cultivation, management, and study of individual trees, shrubs, vines, and other perennial woody plants. Arboriculture roles range from tree surveyors to groundworkers. Horticulture is the art of growing plants in gardens to produce food and medicinal ingredients, or for comfort and ornamental purposes. Horticulture roles range from gardeners to greenkeepers, and botanists to plant pathologists.
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