Saving Great Whites in South Africa
Get up-close and personal with Great White Sharks in this unique conservation project focussed on researching the ocean’s greatest predator. South Africa’s Gansbaai coast, and the nearby Dyer Island reserve have the densest population of Great White Sharks in the world. This beautiful but much maligned creature has been hunted to near extinction, and the efforts of the marine biologists working on this projects are helping the world to better understand why it is important to save the species, and how it can be done.
Saving Chimps and Gorillas in Cameroon
Become a Conservation Traveller and help save two of the most threatened African great apes: Gorillas and Chimpanzees. This initiative provides a rounded approach to conserving the great apes’ natural habitat. As a participant you will be tracking the movements of wild Gorillas; and raising awareness in the local rural communities in Cameroon, Africa. A true life changing experience.
Madagascar Lemur Research & Conservation
Take part in fascinating field work that ventures into the famous forests of Madagascar. Trekking for Lemurs and taking part in very important scientific research is an unforgettable experience. This initiative aims to conserve not just the variety of lemur species, but also the other inhabitants of a very rapidly disappearing forest. You will be involved in collecting data that makes a real difference to the conservation of the unique biodiversity in the area.
Medical Outreach in Rural Madagascar
The rural communities of South East Madagascar have a serious need of medical assistance, from basic education on how to care for small wounds, to more major issues such as assistance with pre and post natal care, burn victims (from open fire ovens) and illnesses such as malaria and HIV. There is a huge need for medical assistance in the local clinic and through outreach work. We welcome qualified medical practitioners, medical students, nutritionists, and general volunteers to assist with all aspects of the work.
Saving Elephants in South Africa
Join a worthwhile elephant conservation initiative and make a difference to both sustainable conservation and elephant research projects in South Africa. Conservation travelers gain hands on experience and foster inspiration for the local community towards respecting and understanding their natural environment.