About VerdantLearn

Our purpose and team

What we do

At VerdantLearn we create powerful learning opportunities for environmental conservation and advocacy

Who we are

We’ve been teaching online since well before Covid! Our expertise is based on over a decade in the field of e-learning, and two decades of work in wildlife conservation and environmental research

Lucy Tallents' portrait Lucy Tallents — Founder and Director

Before establishing VerdantLearn, Dr Lucy Tallents created and taught the Postgraduate Diploma in International Wildlife Conservation Practice and related online courses at Oxford University’s Wildlife Conservation Research Unit (WildCRU). She has also taught face-to-face courses for Oxford University’s Environmental Research Doctoral Training Partnership

She is a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy, and earned her DPhil at WildCRU researching the behavioural and spatial ecology of Ethiopian wolves

She has been working as a consultant since 2000, with clients including conservation charities such as WWF and FFI, academic institutions, and individual researchers and conservation practitioners

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