Is Natural Resource Management a good Career option?

I find a Career in Natural Resource Management very interesting. I want to first understand What a Career in Natural Resource Management entails before I invest time and effort to figure out How to start a Career in Natural Resource Management. In my quest to learn more about a Career in Natural Resource Management, I found this amazing page:

K Ramesh's professional point of view!

K Ramesh is an experienced professional with 23 years & 7 months in Natural Resource Management. K Ramesh has worked in Natural Resource Management as Scientist in Wildlife Institute of India. In K Ramesh's own words, this is how K Ramesh got into Natural Resource Management: "I have a Master's degree in Wildlife Biology from AVC College (Bharathidasan University), Tamil Nadu and a Ph D degree in Forest Ecology and Environment from Wildlife Institute of India (a Research Center of Forest Research Institute University, Dehradun). I have been working with WII since 1995; earlier as Research Fellow and joined the faculty in 2008. Prior to joining the faculty, I was with the World Pheasant Association-UK as a Post Doctoral Fellow for four years (2005-2008), undertaking a collaborative research project with WII on pheasants and partridges in northwest India. My professional interests include Landscape Ecology, Remote Sensing and GIS, Quantitative Methods, Species Distribution Models, Biostatistics, Radio-Telemetry, Wildlife Population Estimation and Monitoring. I have research and conservation experiences on birds and mammals of the Western Himalaya, Shivalik-Terai Landscape and Central India. Presently involved in diversity of projects that include Reintroduction and Monitoring of Tiger Population in Panna Tiger Reserve (Madhya Pradesh), Conservation Breeding and Reintroduction of Western Tragopan in Himachal Pradesh, Application of Wireless Sensor Networks for Forest and People Protection, Integration UAV (Drone) for wildlife research and management, and Climate Change Effects on Riverine Forests and Indicator Species along the Ganges. I have been a member of IUCN/SSC/Galliformes Specialist Group, International Association for Landscape Ecology, International Society for Restoration Ecology, etc. In addition to Gold Medal for my Graduation as well as Post-Graduation Courses, I received prestigious Distinguished Foreign Scholar Award by the US Regional Association of the International Association for Landscape Ecology and NASA-MSU Professional Enhancement Award by National Aeronautics and Space Administration, and Michigan State University, USA. I have traveled widely and am interested in sports." I wanted to know more about K Ramesh and found this profile:

Career Video on Natural Resource Management

In a video, K Ramesh has talked about various aspects of a Career in Natural Resource Management. K Ramesh started by explaining Natural Resource Management as: "Natural resource management refers to the management of natural resources such as land, water, soil, plants and animals, with a particular focus on how management affects the quality of life for both present and future generations." The video was an engaging disposition.

It is easy to Google information about what Qualifications are needed to enter Natural Resource Management, this video went a step ahead to talk about the body of knowledge one needs to develop to excel at Natural Resource Management. K Ramesh touches upon these in the Education section of the Video:
  • Forestry
  • Agriculture
  • Veterinary Sciences
  • Geo Informatics
  • Social Sciences
  • Environment Management
  • Life Sciences
Anyone aspiring for this Career needs to understand that Skill development is crucial for success.
K Ramesh then explains why these Skills are essential for a Career in Natural Resource Management:
  • Interest in Outdoors
  • Radio Telemetric Skills
  • Visualisation & Computer Skills
  • Biotechnological Skills
  • Communication Skills
  • Bio Statistical Skills
  • Quantitative Skills
  • Species Identification
Positives of this Career are quite interesting.
K Ramesh believes that the following are some of the Positives of a Career in Natural Resource Management:
  • Exposure
  • Non-monotonous Profession
  • Career Opportunities
  • Noble Profession
Challenges define a Career as much as the Positives of the same.
And, K Ramesh believes that one needs to prepare for following Challenges of a Career in Natural Resource Management:
  • Conservation Vs Development
  • Constant Up-gradation
  • Multi-Disciplinary Knowledge
  • Away from Family
  • No Fixed Working Hours

In the final section of the video K Ramesh talks about How a day goes in a Career in Natural Resource Management. This video is by far the best video on a Career in Natural Resource Management, that I have ever come across. To see the full Talk, one needs to install the LifePage Career Talks App. Here is a direct deep link of the Video:

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This video on a Career in Natural Resource Management was an eye opener and it got me very interested to learn more about the LifePage platform. LifePage allows you to explore thousands of Career Options. LifePage is the world’s most evolved Career Platform. You can use LifePage to find your Career Objective. LifePage also offers the most comprehensive Career Planning process. You can use LifePage to explore more than a thousand Career Options. LifePage has the most exhaustive Career List. It is truly Career Counseling 2.0 LifePage has made a science of Career Counseling. Its awareness focussed approach is much more practical and action-oriented rather than absolutely any other Career platform. I suggest you learn more about them on:

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