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Dolphin Research Project, Namibia

Join a team of dedicated scientists on our Dolphin Research Project in Namibia and enjoy a once in a lifetime opportunity to contribute to marine research in a beautiful and remote environment.   By joining the team as an intern you will get the opportunity to gain in depth practical training in marine research techniques to study whales, dolphins and turtles. Working closely with principle investigators, interns will gain experience in: Taking photo-ID pictures Collecting behavioural data Data input Making acoustic recordings Shore based tracking of animals Attendance at whale and dolphin strandings Working with archived skeletal material Small boat skippering  Interns will also have the opportunity to join the community outreach programme, visiting local schools to increase marine awareness and education.

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  • Program ID: #2584
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    Walvis Bay
    United States
    22° 57' 43.8732" S, 14° 31' 3.8856" E
    US

Penguin Research in Argentina

Researchers don’t know exactly how or where penguins get their food, because it happens beneath the ocean. Join a team of scientists making cutting-edge use of technology solve this mystery, which could have important implications how we work to conserve this beloved bird. Travel to the rookeries—nesting colonies—on the dramatic rocky shores of Argentina’s Golfo San Jorge to investigate. Spend your days in a national park, getting up close and personal with penguins in a colony with about 9,000 breeding pairs.

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  • Program ID: #2582
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    Chubut
    United States
    42° 43' 38.5572" S, 65° 4' 11.3664" W
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Tibetan Teaching, India

An opportunity to volunteer to teach English as a foreign language and Computers to Tibetan refugees in Dharamsala, Northern India, the centre of the Tibetan exile government and the residence of H.H. Dalai Lama. You can join for 3 to 6 months periods and we have places available from June onwards.  English TEFL & computer teachers all welcome. Cost for food (3 meals a day), lodging in school and project support is £135 for any duration.

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Kariega Community Volunteer Programme, South Africa

Become a community development Volunteer in Kenton on Sea in South Africa. Projects include teaching English, pre-school volunteering, assisting the elderly, youth guidance, working in soup kitchens, IT coaching and beach conservation.  You will work with underprivileged communities across a broad spectrum of age categories; from the children at pre-school programmes through to the elderly on the “Age in Action” project.

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Saving Turtles in Hawaii

Bluecology

Green sea turtles (called honu locally) are found in the nearshore waters of the Hawai'ian Islands. Predominantly nesting in the remote Northwestern Hawaiian Islands, green turtles can be found off Maui's shallow waters, and basking in large numbers on specific beaches on the island's popular north shore. Basking is a rare behavior in which green sea turtles crawl ashore for reasons other than nesting.

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  • Program ID: #2548
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    Maui
    United States
    20° 53' 14.568" N, 156° 30' 16.5096" W
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