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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.


Vibrant Flora and Fauna from the Golden Rock

Posted by WorkingAbroad Projects on 16th Jul 2014

Nina's third blog update from the Golden Rock - more wildlife and hikes up the Quill - the island's dormant volcano.

Archaeological Digs and Boven Hill Hikes on Statia!

Posted by WorkingAbroad Projects on 11th Jul 2014

Nina's second blog update from Statia - archaeological digs, fish transects, spiny backed orb weavers and hikes up the Boven.

Hermit Crabs, Johnson’s whistling tree frogs and Lesser Antillean Iguanas in St. Eustatius

Posted by WorkingAbroad Projects on 30th Jun 2014

WorkingAbroad intern, Nina Seale sends us her blog update from the Netherlands Antillean island of St. Eustatius in the Caribbean, also known as the "Golden Rock".

Update from Watamu Turtle Project, Kenya

Posted by WorkingAbroad Projects on 19th May 2014

An update on the recent work which has been going on at our Watamu Sea Turtle Volunteer project in Kenya, including sea turtle conservation, community outreach and environmental education.

Kariega Update from the Field

Posted by WorkingAbroad Projects on 8th May 2014

March and April see the hot, balmy summer slowly drawing to a close in the Eastern Cape as the nights become shorter and the days become cooler. However this does not mean our Kariega volunteers are any less busy; here’s an update on what we have been up to.

Identification of Desert Elephants

Posted by WorkingAbroad Projects on 26th Mar 2014

A Guide to Identifying Desert Adapted Elephants in Namibia, taken from our elephant conservation volunteer project.

The male lion roared so loudly that we could all feel our bones vibrating inside our bodies!

Posted by WorkingAbroad Projects on 12th Mar 2014

Find out what our volunteers at the Kariega Big Five Game Reserve have been getting up to last month...

Volunteers share their experiences of working with desert elephants in Namibia

Posted by WorkingAbroad Projects on 20th Feb 2014

Some volunteers describe their time on our desert elephant conservation project in Namibia in January 2014

Follow your Bliss to Indonesia

Posted by WorkingAbroad Projects on 21st Jan 2014

If you are someone who longs for the water, who dives, who has an interest in coral protection, then come along and learn to conduct a marine life survey, learn to collect data, help scientists protect this precious underwater marine park. Follow your bliss to Indonesia.

The inspiration of one former volunteer now helps thousands to survive

Posted by WorkingAbroad Projects on 8th Jan 2014

Read about DARE, an aid distribution organisation working in The Philippines, that was set up by a former volunteer. Find your inspiration!