Q&A: How a background in marine science could land you a job in development

Nadia Bood works as a program officer with the World Wildlife Fund.

A scientist by training, Nadia Bood is now a program officer with the World Wildlife Fund, where she focuses on marine science and climate change issues.

Bood is currently leading a project that spans the Caribbean coast of Mexico, Belize, Guatemala, and Honduras. By working with local partners, the project aims to use scientific data to update or mainstream climate change policies for marine protected areas and coastal development plans

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