Life science professionals apply knowledge gained from research into human, animal and plant life and their interactions with each other and the environment to develop new knowledge, improve agricultural and forestry production, and solve human health and environmental problems.
Tasks performed usually include: collecting, analysing and evaluating experimental and field data to identify and develop new processes and techniques; providing advice and support to governments, organizations and businesses about ecological sustainable development of natural resources.
Occupations in this minor group are classified into the following unit groups:
2131 Biologists, Botanists, Zoologists and Related Professionals
2132 Farming, Forestry and Fisheries Advisers
2133 Environmental Protection Professionals