Blog : Environment & Wildlife

What Retirement Means for Elephants

Posted by WorkingAbroad Projects on 2nd Nov 2017

Our Elephant Volunteer Project in Mae Chaem, Thailand, recently brought a new elephant into retirement.

Press Release - Animal Welfare: UK volunteer organisation bans all unethical volunteer projects

Posted by WorkingAbroad Projects on 18th Oct 2017

The UK based volunteer organisation, Working Abroad Projects has decided to remove any organisations from their own volunteer database which offer unethical predator breeding, predator interaction, elephant rides or walks with predators.

Update from Kariega Game Reserve in South Africa

Posted by WorkingAbroad Projects on 5th Oct 2017

Jarrett Joubert from our Kariega Game Reserve Volunteer Programme brings an update on the work volunteers have been part of thus far in 2017

Tarsiers: Up Close and Personal With the World’s Smallest Primate

Posted by WorkingAbroad Projects on 25th Sep 2017

WorkingAbroad blogger, Brenna Saunders, writes about her experiences at a wildlife sanctuary in the Philippines.

Celebrating Elephants around the World

Posted by WorkingAbroad Projects on 11th Aug 2017

WorkingAbroad blogger, Charlotte Laursen, talks about helping the World elephant population on World Elephant Day.

A New Year at our Elephant Sanctuary in Thailand

Posted by WorkingAbroad Projects on 26th Apr 2017

In her latest blog, Charlotte Laursen reflects on an eventful year thus far for our Elephant Sanctuary in Thailand.

Preserve the unique natural beauty of Mauritius

Posted by WorkingAbroad Projects on 8th Feb 2017

WorkingAbroad blogger Charlotte Laursen encourages you in her latest blog to help preserve the coral reefs of Mauritius

Reflections of a Conservation Volunteer in Africa

Posted by WorkingAbroad Projects on 25th Jan 2017

In this blog post, volunteer David Booth describes first-hand his experiences of working as a conservation volunteer in Africa, as well as providing some great photos from his travels.

Be part of the solution for Grenada’s Leatherback Turtles

Posted by WorkingAbroad Projects on 6th Jan 2017

In her latest blog, WorkingAbroad blogger Charlotte Laursen tells how you can make a difference for Leatherback turtles in the Caribbean.

The Gift of No More Chains for Elephants

Posted by WorkingAbroad Projects on 24th Oct 2016

WorkingAbroad Blogger Charlotte Laursen provides an update from our Elephant Volunteer Project in Thailand, who are working on building a night enclosure for the elephants to live chain free 24/7