Most of us know the peaceful, rewarding, feeling nature can offer us. This feeling we never forget, as we walk the path of life. Our most precious moments are spent in the great outdoors. For some, nature can also be the call of adventure. The world is full of diversity, the southern hemisphere contrasts the northern, quite distinctly. South Africa has some of the world’s most impressive landscapes. The country offers a great deal to those looking for adventure and for those looking to learn and discover nature in her most raw form.
Specialise in the academic fields?
Nature needs our care. Sound management of our natural resources has taken the forefront in global concerns. There are significant concerns regarding waste and pollution, and policies to rectify this are urgent. Academic environmental studies are attracting smart young minds today, and this could not come at a better time. There is an exciting range of diverse subjects to study; here’s how to pursue a Masters in environmental engineering. First do your four-year bachelor’s degree, at University, either at home or abroad and then specialise, choosing from a unique range of fields that can take you from a UK farm to a reserve in Africa, the choice is yours.
Caring for the eco-system
Whichever way you envision yourself spending time in the great outdoors, there is something to suit every kind of person. Be it with a microscope, looking at sediment in the rocks; or guiding people through rough terrain to see some of the worlds’ largest mammals. Do not be afraid to follow that dream career. As a human race, our care, and respect for the eco-system has never been as clear, and conscious as it is today. As we develop more and more ways of living and working sustainably, we increasingly seek to nurture nature and keep the natural world pristine, just the way it should be.