Underwater photography is more affordable and accessible than ever before. But with so many budding new photographers descending underwater, what impact is it having on coral reefs, and are we photographing responsibly? Become a citizen scientist Not only is...
Costa Rica is a dynamic country in Central America, known for its magnificent wildlife, stunning coastlines and volcanoes. The country has an abundance of tropical rainforests, jungles and endless golden stretches of Caribbean and Pacific beaches. Needless to say,...
One of the best parts about volunteering in Kerala is the food. You'll stay in the heart of the local community and have ample opportunity to sample authentic and delicious South Indian cuisine. On your way to your project, you can stop by one of the many streetside...
Taking the leap If you had told me this time last year that I would be completely in love with South Africa and never wanted to leave, I'd have been skeptical. I discovered GVI several years ago and while I wanted to join a program, I had a full time job as a primary...
Are you tired of the nine to five? Feeling like you’d like to get more out of your job and make an impact? Well, have you ever thought about working abroad as an English teacher? TEFL stands for Teaching English as a Foreign Language. It’s a certification that trains...
Both are endangered. One is a predator. The other is prey. We delve into how this new relationship came to be, in Tortuguero National Park, Costa Rica. On the sandy beach of Tortuguero National Park, you find two sets of prints, and signs of a dramatic struggle. One...
When you think of India, what comes to mind? Perhaps you envision a chaotic marketplace permeated with the aroma of spices? Or do you see a vibrantly green jungle filled with rare and fascinating creatures? Whatever your thoughts, the natural wonders of this country...
Original photo: Aussie Assault Have you begun to get itchy feet? Do you want to do something different? Or perhaps you feel like something needs to change? If you’ve been asking yourself these questions, maybe it’s time to pack your bags and fly to Mexico to...
True or false? Sicklefin lemon sharks rigorously and persistently defend themselves when provoked. Together, we’ll deep dive into the world of this threatened species. While submerged, we’ll learn interesting facts about them and their habitats. Are sicklefin lemon...
Over the past decade, the number of rhinos being poached has soared, pushing some species to the brink of extinction. Now, many people are wondering what is being done and how they can get involved to protect one of Earth’s oldest living mammals. There are five...
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