If you’ve listened to previous episodes of the podcast, you know how important communication to the public is for science and conservation. Many scientists are on Twitter, Instagram, and even Tik Tok now, but hardly anyone I know uses Pinterest for science communication and conservation.
Science communication has really blown up within the past few years! When I was in graduate school (2006-2012), I used to hide anything that I did for science communication like tweeting and blogging.
I personally started my Twitter account for to communicate my research to the world, but I am constantly surprised by all of the benefits I’ve received from this little account in relation to my professional career…
Blogging was at its heyday in the early 2000s, but seems to be passé in the era of social media today.