Have you ever felt an urgency to make a positive impact on the world, but not known where to start? Perhaps you’ve felt overwhelmed by information. This is a summary of six major global issues, and what’s being done about them. The news is packed with statistics and...
Do you remember being taught about endangered animals during your school years? You may have researched organisations that help protect these species. The rate at which animals are becoming endangered is increasing. We have researched and listed ten of the best...
Climate change has become an everyday term as more people become aware of it. But have you thought about what this phenomenon means in reality? Changes in temperature might not seem extensive, but we are already seeing dramatic results in many areas: Some islands no...
What is a GVI internship? A GVI internship includes: structured, on-the-job, training one-on-one mentorship. a letter of recommendation. ILM certified leadership certificate certificate of completion specific certificates: such as GVI Biological Survey Course, EFR...
Volunteering with animals is an exciting prospect. This means wildlife conservation programs are very popular with prospective volunteers. It's worthwhile to ask: Does it really make a difference? GVI has several wildlife volunteer opportunities and marine...
So you want to be a field guide? Throw on your khakis and grab your binoculars – we’ve got just the right conservation volunteering project for you. Living in the South African bushveld and learning how to track animals through the wilderness isn’t a narrative...
The wake up call The rooster that lives beneath my homestay crows peacefully. Once and then once more, like a single-worded song, and finally I am awake. The clock beside me blinks twice and eventually my eyes focus on the neon 5:45AM in front of me. I push myself up...
Several years ago I was lucky enough to teach a group of vibrant nine to 13-year-olds. I was surprised at how observant kids in this age group are. On more than one morning I was greeted with a hug or friendly smile and a “Miss, I like your green dress. Is it new?”...
Majestic fog-enshrouded temples nestled in mountainous terrain is often the first image that one conjures up when thinking of Bhutan. That is if one is able to conjure up an image at all. Bhutan is a seldom travelled destination. A visa costs 200 GBP per day, making...
I’m now in my second year of being in Huay Pakoot… It’s been such a crazy and special year settling into life here, getting to know the people and culture, and playing a part in developing this awesome project. It’s gone so fast, but when I look back we seem to have...
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