Environmental research

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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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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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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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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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Gapforce is an established provider of structured Gap Year and summer programs overseas. We offer volunteering programs, expeditions, training courses and internships across 5 specialist divisions: Greenforce: Marine research projects, teaching, communit ...
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Askari Wilderness Conservation Programme offers the experience of a lifetime - the chance for volunteers to make a real contribution to conservation and wildlife research in Africa. Askari is based on 'Pidwa Wilderness' and volunteers become part of the f ...
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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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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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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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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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EcuEVP is a non-profit organization whose participants volunteer in social, educational, and conservation projects in locations throughout Ecuador.
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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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Experience International provides creative, diverse, and challenging placements that fit each individual's needs and career goals. Placements can be arranged in agriculture, forestry, horticulture, fisheries, environmental education, parks, recreation, an ...
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As part of the Worldwide Experience portfolio they organize tailor-made trips for school groups. With the emphasis on
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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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Atlantic Whale Foundation offers volunteer placements to international volunteers who are interested in contributing their time to this environmental project. Volunteers will work as research guides on the whale watching boats three or so days per week an ...
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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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Blue Ventures is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to marine conservation, education and sustainable development in tropical coastal communities. Through marine expeditions, volunteers from around the world participate on career breaks, student gap ...
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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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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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