Monday
May092016

Hop on the Elebus! Sri Lanka Elephant & Leopard Conservation Project 

It's beautiful. It's educational. It saves lives...and it's the world's first EleFriendly Bus from our Sri Lanka Elephant & Leopard Conservation Project

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Friday
Apr152016

Earth Day "Project Orange Elephant" - Sri Lanka Elephant & Leopard Conservation Project

In celebration of Earth Day 2016, Project Orange Elephant will go "Above and Beyond" thanks to Land Rover! As a result, hundreds of orange trees will be donated to dozens of local farmers during this year's Earth Day celebration, helping to reduce conflicts between human and elephants.

 

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Monday
Apr112016

March Research Blog - South Africa Orca Conservation Project 

Looking back on March it seems that the South Africa Orca Conservation team have been very busy! Find out what they've been up to in their latest newsletter...

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Wednesday
Mar232016

One Of The Most Magical Experiences Of My Life - Sri Lanka Elephant and Leopard Conservation

It’s something in their eyes. The all-knowing, yet gentle and kind reflection you see staring back at you when you look into an elephant’s eyes..

 

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Friday
Feb052016

Volunteer Review - Indonesia Jungle Adventure (Sumatra) 

I just wanted to send an email to tell you how much we absolutely loved the 6-day jungle trek! We had high expectations and I think it's fair to say that they were far exceeded.

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Tuesday
Nov242015

Largest Arboreal Camera Trap Study in the World! Peru Amazon Rainforest Project

Six months ago, 80 arboreal camera traps and 40 more cameras on the ground were deployed by scientists in the Manu Biosphere Reserve in Peru, one of the world’s most biodiverse conservation areas.

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Wednesday
Nov042015

Drowning in 'Despair' - Thailand Coral Reef Conservation & Diving Project

It was a momentous week on the Thailand Coral Reef Conservation & Diving Project, as we sunk 3 of our newest sculptures in Chalok Baan Kao on the subject of ‘Despair’. This was, in no small part, due to the efforts of our incredible team of volunteers, interns and staff.

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Thursday
Aug202015

Help Needed and The Joy Of Reading - Ghana Teaching Project 

Although, my first week of volunteering at the Downsview International School is not over, I have already noticed two critical things and seen the importance of handing a book to a child

 

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Wednesday
Jul292015

Dominican Republic Sports Coaching - My Challenges as a Coach

It was an amazing two weeks for me in the Dominican Republic. I had originally set out on this journey to give under privileged children in the country a special opportunity through sport.

 

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Wednesday
Jun102015

South Africa Community Care Work - Jeanette Morelan Week 2

I came to Africa knowing that my perspective on many things—social change, world issues, and my part in this story—would inevitably shift when met with the reality of living here. This week, I found myself encountering a few realities that have helped me to see life here with new eyes.

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Thursday
May212015

Peru Amazon Rainforest Conservation - A Day to Make a Case For Regenerating Forests

Conservation Intern, Jack Mortimer, twirls a butterfly net in his right hand as he marches along the trail on his way to a transect – then he stops abruptly and concentrates on the loud rustling of leaves in the distance. He had heard rumors back at the research base that woolly monkeys had been spotted just a few hundred meters into the reserve. Could it be them?

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Tuesday
Apr142015

Peru Amazon Rainforest Conservation - Charismatic Species & Highlights

Another week in the Amazon, another list of exciting highlights - Check them out!

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Thursday
Mar262015

Guatemala Sea Turtle Conservation - A Great Year For Our Sea Turtles

We have had a very successful year on the Guatemala Sea Turtle Conservation Project. We received 51,000 sea turtle eggs and had a 90.2% hatching rate. Many volunteers were on site to help monitor, measure and release these babies back to the sea.

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Friday
Mar202015

Peru Amazon Rainforest Conservation - The most epic journey to the Learning Centre in history

Without a doubt, there’s nothing quite like the journey from Cusco to the Learning Centre Reserve. Descending from the high Andean mountain range to the balmy expanse that is the Amazon rainforest, visitors to our reserve will spend their first night relaxing in the Cloud Forest, falling asleep to the sound of the San Pedro river below and waking up to the signature call of the Oropendola above.

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Wednesday
Mar042015

South Africa Zulu Community & Adventure Project - Building a new creche & introducing adventure sports

We had a dramatic start to the new year, with the Beersheba creche building collapsing after the heavy summer rains that were incessant throughout December.

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Monday
Mar022015

Sri Lanka Elephant & Leopard Conservation - Launching an Ele-Friendly bus!

A tremendously exciting bit of news is that our partners have officially launched a new Ele-friendly Bus Project This project would help to resolve the increasing human-elephant conflicts in the Tree Hut Elephant Corridor and help to bring back the disrupted tranquility of this sacrosanct place for elephants.

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Monday
Mar022015

Ecuador Projects - Forest development and weekend Excursions

As part of our ongoing foundation project work with the Tsa’chila culture we have begun to investigate the concept of the “Bosque Comestible” or edible forest and measure its applicability to the Tsa’chila situation.

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Tuesday
Feb172015

Zimbabwe Black Rhino & Elephant Conservation Project - I never get tired of seeing the elephants

All was right with the world, since I was surrounded by a content black rhino and four obviously happy elephants.

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Friday
Feb062015

Zimbabwe Black Rhino & Elephant Conservation Project - So a rhino is a dinosaur right? 

Read the latest update from Steve to get an idea of what volunteers get up to!

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Tuesday
Jan202015

Thailand Zoo Assistant: Getting used to the unreal

I left the Safari Park about six months ago, but I think about it daily. When people ask me what my favourite part of my almost 6 month journey was, this adventure definitely pops up in my head as one of the first things.

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