Bycatch levies could reconcile trade-offs between blue growth and biodiversity conservation
The PhD journey is multicoloured - incredibly fulfilling at times, gruelling and lonely at others. As young researchers who have traversed this road, we wanted to share our stories of hope and struggle. We share our personal battles with mental health, and the tips and strategies we have found to help.
The lay of the land
In early 2019, I travelled to Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam to conduct research on the consumption of meat from wild animals in local restaurants. I had shortlisted a few restaurants where this consumption took place and had the opportunity to visit some of them.