Gap Year placements in Africa, Asia and South America for teaching or conservation projects.
Earthwatch now the Earthwatch Institute used to just be Volunteers assisting scientists in protecting endangered species. However now they aim to bring science to life for the general public, to enable businesses to become more sustainable and to give educators the tools they need to help develop new generations of responsible leaders.
Their research allows us to understand how best to preserve and improve wildlife, habitats, cultural knowledge, and the natural resources that we all rely on. Above all they are aiming at sustainability
The charity operates in 45 countries.
Operates in 34 country offering placements in teaching, social and conservation work.
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Specializes in expeditions for young people. Complete one of the application forms and investigate the various trips.
Join a project living with tribes, in ranches and on safaris doing conservation and social work.
Presentation advocates taking a year out not to travel but to try the real world of work. Details pay, participating companies and case studies.