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James Borrell
Works at Queen Mary, University of London
Attended University of Exeter
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Early this morning, the International Court of Justice declared that Japan's scientific whaling program in Antarctica violates the International Whaling Commission moratorium, and ordered Japan to ...
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A friend of mine said to me recently that "there is nowhere left to explore". It made me sad that he felt that way, but kind of motivated at the same time because I knew with absolute certainty that he was utterly wrong, and that humanity's journey of discovery is just warming up. Photo: Me, posing like an old-fashioned explorer en-route to the summit of Bukit Batikap, Borneo There is a wide age gap between me and my friend, and I realised that o...
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The cave Majlis Al Jinn is a cave close to my heart. I first found out about it in 2005 when a friend of mine living in Oman invited me to come and abseil the 180m into it. The inside chamber is enormous, you can easily park a Boeing 747 in there. The cave was only [...]
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Conservation Biologist and Public Speaker
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  • Queen Mary, University of London
    PhD Student, 2012 - present
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Science / Expeditions / Speaking
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James is a conservation biologist with a passion for expeditions and adventure having been involved in projects on four continents. In the UK James regularly speaks in schools to inspire and engage young people in science. He has recently returned from an expedition to the Dhofar Mountains of Oman in search of the elusive and critically endangered Arabian leopard.
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www.jamesborrell.co.uk
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  • University of Exeter
    Biological Sciences, 2008 - 2011
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