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Amazon Basin Research & Conservation Project

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WorkingAbroad Projects

  • A group opportunity. Invite your friends.
  • 2 people are interested

Volunteer in Peru and experience some of the most remote and unspoiled areas of the Amazon Rainforest. This project is looking for environmental volunteers to aid in the project's long-term scientific research. This is to measure the effects of human activities on wildlife, to get the collected information to the people who can act on the solutions to conserve the rainforest, and to make a positive impact on the Amazon ecosystem in this part of Peru.

There are four taxonomic groups for research volunteers to work with: mammals, birds, herpetofauna, and insects. Each project is 1, 2 or 3 weeks and volunteers are needed for a minimum of 1 week. Each volunteer will gain a broad spectrum of rainforest knowledge, and learn about the ecology and identification of their chosen taxonomic group.

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About WorkingAbroad Projects

Location:

The Coombe, Spring Barn Farm, Lewes, East Sussex BN7 3ND, GB

Mission Statement

Offering the ability to take action for nature and society

Description

WorkingAbroad Projects is a not-for-profit company, established in March 2002, in order to provide small scale organisations with need-based support from volunteers. The main areas of focus are wildlife and habitat conservation, environmental education and management, permaculture and organic agriculture and cultural development. We run projects in various countries around the world.

Animals
Environment

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

TambopataMadre de Dios, NAPeru

(-12.04065,-71.72304)
 

SKILLS

GOOD FOR

  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 18
  • Swim 100m unaided

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