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Conservation volunteer replants a mangrove propagule in Fiji

By Daryll Williams 08th April, 2019

Let’s talk about mangroves

Did you know that the destruction of Earth’s mangrove forests is happening up to four times faster than land-based one?

Baby turtles on the beach on their way into the ocean at our project for turtle Conservation in Mexico

By Matilda Lipponen 26th March, 2019

How can we help save sea turtles from plastic pollution?

Sea turtles have roamed the ocean for over 150 million years, but now, their reign is rapidly ending because of plastic pollution in the ocean. The ocean is quickly becoming plastic soup.

Projects Abroad staff and volunteers carry trees after planting saplings in Costa Rica

By Daryll Williams 21st March, 2019

Our Planet: These are the habitats we work in and this is what we do to protect them

After listening to David Attenborough on Netflix's latest documentary series, 'Our Planet', we are now more aware then ever of the negative effect humans have on our planet. We have explored and left our footprint on nearly every corner of the globe.

Stuart Timson take the Conservation volunteers on a tour of the animal rescue centre in Peru

By Jen Southern 01st March, 2019

A day in the life of an Amazon Rainforest Conservation volunteer in Peru

Life as a Conservation volunteer in the Amazon Rainforest is hard work but it can also be incredibly rewarding. Think about what it be like to spend your days working in the wild greenery of Peru.

Trained staff employed by Projects Abroad in South Africa

By Jen Southern 23rd January, 2019

11 ways we keep you safe when volunteering overseas

Are you travelling alone to a new country for the first time? Wondering if it is safe to volunteer abroad?

An older Projects Abroad volunteer reads to a child in Africa.

By Stephanie Klink 08th January, 2019

Our Best Volunteer Abroad Programmes for Adults over 50 in 2019

In 2019, millenials are not the only ones challenging themselves to explore the world and do something different. A rapidly growing number of people in their 50s and 60s (and older) are opting for adventure and seizing the opportunity to give back through their travels.

Do I need experience to volunteer abroad?

By Vicci Parry 09th November, 2018

Do I need experience to volunteer abroad?

Are you a jack of all trades, but a master of none? Are you passionate about a particular issue, but don’t have any qualifications in the field?

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