Environmental research

Want to volunteer abroad in the area of environmental and conservation research? Find the perfect program for you, with Verge magazine's searchable overseas program directory.

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www.miami.edu/sharklab

Bimini Biological Field Station's Sharklab is looking for two kinds of volunteers, people with a biological background who are generally interested in gaining field experience working with sharks and students already involved in a graduate programme looki ...
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www.biosphere-expeditions.org

Expeditions place ordinary people alongside scientists who are at the forefront of conservation work. Conservation projects include snow leopard research in the Altai mountains, whale studies on the Azores, chamois, bear & wolf conservation in the Tatra m ...
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www.madagascar.co.uk

The programme is based in the beautiful coastal region of Sainte Luce which is surrounded by extremely rare and threatened fragments of littoral (coastal) forest. It integrates practical hands-on conservation research on endangered flora and fauna, in par ...
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www.cat.org.uk

The Centre for Alternative Technology (CAT) offers solutions to some of the most serious challenges facing the planet and the human race, such as climate change, pollution and the waste of precious resources. They demonstrate practical ways of addressing ...
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www.coralcay.org

Coral Cay Conservation currently has a marine site based in the Philippines, and a terrestrial and marine site in Montserrat. Taking part in one of our expeditions is an amazing opportunity to see some of the most spectacular reefs in the world all whilst ...
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www.earthwatch.org

On an Earthwatch expedition, participants will be volunteering their time and energy to scientific field research or a conservation project in one of 50 countries around the world. Applicants don
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www.darwinfoundation.org

Charles Darwin Research Station (CDRS) in the Galapagos Islands offers volunteer opportunities to students and professionals who study and work in environmental science and conservation. Student volunteers must have completed 2 or more years of undergradu ...
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www.sunseed.org.uk

Hundreds of volunteers from around the world come to work at Sunseed Desert Technology (SDT) each year. SDT relies on these volunteers not only for their valuable work and ideas, but also for their funding
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www.theleap.co.uk

The Leap provides a variety of voluntary work and sporting programmes all round the world. They uniquely combine the exciting elements of adventure travel with helping on sustainable eco-tourism/safari, conservation and community projects. All Leap projec ...
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www.odysseyexpeditions.com

Odyssey Expeditions offers sailing, scuba diving, marine biology and island exploration on adventures exploring the British Virgin Islands and Windward Islands. The service, education and adventure voyages feature focused adventures with hands-on marine e ...
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www.worldwideexperience.com

Vets go Wild can provide hands-on veterinary experience and fulfill some a portion of university Veterinary Science requirements. Amakhala/Shamwari Game Reserve in the Eastern Cape, South Africa, is the setting for the new 16-day module for students under ...
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www.worldwideexperience.com

As part of the Worldwide Experience portfolio they organize tailor-made trips for school groups. With the emphasis on
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www.iracambi.com

Iracambi assists with forest corridors to link islands of threatened forest. Iracambi researches forest based products and income generation through Payment for Environmental Services. They work in GIS, Environmental Education, and Public Policy and contr ...
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www.archelon.gr/index_eng.php

Enthusiastic and committed volunteers are required for demanding sea turtle conservation projects run by ARCHELON in Greece. Projects include Seasonal Field Work observing and protecting nesting females and their hatchlings and year round rehabilitation o ...
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www.ida-africa.org

In Defense of Animals African offers six month volunteer positions through the Sanaga-Yong Chimpanzee Rescue Center in Cameroon. Under the direction of a Project Manager, volunteers are responsible for carrying out day-to-day operations of the sanctuary. ...
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www.nationaltrust.org.uk

By volunteering with the National Trust, volunteers take part in an exciting and interesting way to make a difference in conserving the environment and the UK's heritage. Whatever their interests or skills, the National Trust would love to hear from all v ...
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www.1planet.me

We are 1Planet, a unique organization for placing volunteers in positions innately suited to their interests and values. We specialize in environmental and animal welfare concerns. We have partnered with the Animal Rescue Fund of Rincon, Puerto Rico to so ...
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www.ecuevp.com

EcuEVP is a non-profit organization whose participants volunteer in social, educational, and conservation projects in locations throughout Ecuador.
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www.wwf.ca

The goal of the WWF Global Youth Volunteer Programme is to provide youth with powerful, direct experience with the unique challenges developing nations face in protecting their environment and its assets. While in the field, volunteers will take part in v ...
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