Insightful Stories from Across the World

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Get informed and find out what is going on in the field from our volunteers and our project partners, and read about weird and wonderful news stories from across the world. Please also send us your news so that we can share with our network.


Elephant Conservation in Sri Lanka

Posted by WorkingAbroad Projects on 27th Jan 2015

A look at our newly launched elephant conservation volunteer project in Sri Lanka.

Thandi - a symbol of courage and hope

Posted by WorkingAbroad Projects on 21st Jan 2015

While the news these days can make you feel even more hopeless about what kind of world we are leaving for future generations, it is a story like the one of Thandi that makes us all a bit more hopeful.

Breathe in the white wilderness

Posted by WorkingAbroad Projects on 12th Jan 2015

Find out more about the plight of wolves in the Carpathian mountains and the conservation project working towards ensuring their survival

A look back at the work of conservation volunteers in Australia in 2014

Posted by WorkingAbroad Projects on 7th Jan 2015

With 27 locations throughout Australia and New Zealand, volunteers on our conservation project were up to a lot in 2014!

Great Work by volunteers in Grenada

Posted by WorkingAbroad Projects on 22nd Dec 2014

Over the last few years volunteers have made a huge difference in Grenada, helping to conserve its unique biodiversity.

Thailands New Golden Girls

Posted by WorkingAbroad Projects on 17th Dec 2014

Did you know that elephants in captivity live only half as long as those in the wild?

The plight of Tibetan refugees in Dharamsala

Posted by WorkingAbroad Projects on 9th Dec 2014

A look at the experiences & education opportunities for Tibetan refugees in Dharamsala, India

Make an upROAR!

Posted by WorkingAbroad Projects on 28th Nov 2014

WorkingAbroad blogger Charlotte explores the role of lion conservation projects and their efforts to tackle the poaching trade in South Africa

Update from Volunteers at our School in Thailand

Posted by WorkingAbroad Projects on 21st Nov 2014

An update from our school partner in Thailand and the work they have been doing since the 2004 Tsunami

Realities of a Favela

Posted by WorkingAbroad Projects on 11th Nov 2014

WorkingAbroad blogger Charlotte describes her experience of volunteering with children on a community development project in a favela in Irajá, Rio de Janeiro.