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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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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Changing Worlds pride itself on the quality of their service to customers. Their placements are carefully designed to give volunteers a great experience in their chosen country. The placements are visited and monitored regularly by their overseas represen ...
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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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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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As part of the Worldwide Experience portfolio they organize tailor-made trips for school groups. With the emphasis on
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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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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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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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Participate in conservation and research studies in biologically important areas. Students will work with scientists on projects that include conducting a biodiversity study of an unexplored rainforest in Borneo, estimating orangutan populations using gen ...
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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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Learn to dive, identify fish and coral species and help as a volunteer with current scientific research and conservation work. As a volunteer you don't just learn a lot, you also contribute to the conservation of coral reefs and experience first hand how ...
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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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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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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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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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EcuEVP is a non-profit organization whose participants volunteer in social, educational, and conservation projects in locations throughout Ecuador.
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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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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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