Name some jobs in Geography and Biology?

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I am starting alevels this year and want to know the name of some jobs that involve geography and biology.
Is there any job where one would get paid a decent salary but work with maintaining wildlife in places like the rainforest.
My dream job would be hiking somewhere then getting samples of anything like rock, soil or from the local biodiversity then returning to a lab to analyse it. Is there any job out there thats a bit like I described?
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Ecologist, Geologist, Data Scientist, GIS Programmer, Environmental Scientist - there are so many variations upon just these few that are related, and many more besides.

Based on your comments you would likely be interested in Geology, or more generally Earth Sciences at degree level (the former is a subset of the latter, and while the latter sometimes refers only to the former, it can also include more varied aspects such as atmospheric/climate science, oceanography, ecology & evolution and so on).

Some notable courses in this area include Oxford's Earth Sciences course, Cambridge's Natural Sciences course (which is notable as it allows you to ultimately specialise in a Geological Society accredited course, while also picking up some related aspects of bioscience to complement this), Southamptons SOES suite of courses, and many of the courses offered on the Exeter Cornwall campus, among others.

Edited to add: for some of the above courses, a second or even third science/maths subject would be desirable or necessary - maths in particular, is very useful for these courses. While SOES as Southampton will consider Geography with other sciences favourably, Oxbridge normally require sciences to be from the "core" STEM subjects - biology, chemistry, maths (inc futher maths), or physics. These are all relevant to the courses in different ways - from (bio)geochemistry and mineralogy for chemistry, to earth mechanics and materials for physics and maths.
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(Original post by Zoe Lea)
I am starting alevels this year and want to know the name of some jobs that involve geography and biology.
Is there any job where one would get paid a decent salary but work with maintaining wildlife in places like the rainforest.
My dream job would be hiking somewhere then getting samples of anything like rock, soil or from the local biodiversity then returning to a lab to analyse it. Is there any job out there thats a bit like I described?
Ecology is the study of the interaction of living things and the environment, so you could incorporate your interests in biology and geography by becoming an ecologist. You could also become an environmental scientist, as that would involve collecting samples of air, water and soil, or small organisms, then analysing them to find out information about the quality of the environment (e.g. the presence of pollutants). Geology also involves aspects of geography and biology, for example looking at fossils and microfossils, then using them to find out about past environments
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Ok I`m sure about what my dream job requires and I have received my results I`m now going to do my A levels the only problem I have is that in my country I`m not finding any jobs located here. I want to become an Ecologist or an Environmental scientist and i really feel like I hit rock bottom because what is the point in having the subjects when no job site are near.
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