Blog : Environment & Wildlife

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

Volunteers Preserving the giant Galapagos Tortoise

Posted by WorkingAbroad Projects on 1st Sep 2016

WorkingAbroad Blog writer Charlotte Laursen takes a look into the work of volunteers in conserving the giant tortoises of the Galapagos islands.

Shark Week in St. Eustatius

Posted by WorkingAbroad Projects on 2nd Nov 2015

September at our Statia Conservation Volunteer Project saw the arrival of Shark Week and an opportunity for Marine Park Manager Jessica Berkel and Education and Outreach officer Claire Blair to set some common misconceptions straight.

Family Volunteering in Greece

Posted by WorkingAbroad Projects on 21st Sep 2015

WorkingAbroad co-Founder Andreas Kornevall and his family participated in the Dolphin Research Project in Greece as volunteers for one week.

Cecil the Lion and the Power of Activism

Posted by WorkingAbroad Projects on 7th Sep 2015

In her latest post, WorkingAbroad blog writer Charlotte Laursen discusses the role of online activism in challenging the canned hunting industry

Heaps of Hatchlings in Watamu

Posted by WorkingAbroad Projects on 16th Jul 2015

Catch up with the goings on at our Watamu Turtle Project in Kenya. Staff and volunteers have been busy with a record number of nests and a record breaking beach clean-up in aid of World Environment Day!

The story of an elephant named Mae Kam

Posted by WorkingAbroad Projects on 22nd Jun 2015

After a successful fundraising campaign, our Elephant Project in Thailand has secured permanent freedom for Mae Kam, the first elephant to join the retirement program in 2012. There was the risk that she would have to be returned to the trekking camps and subjected to tourist rides & abuse, but she will now be able to stay permanently at the project and live freely in the forest.