Environmental Conservation

Environmental Conservation

Turtle Monitoring at Pez Maya, Mexico

Turtles are important to ecosystem’s health and play a vital role in coral reef conservation. All marine turtles are either endangered or critically endangered due to overexploitation and habitat degradation. A major issue that young turtles face is human activities on or around the beaches where sea turtles nest. When turtles are looking for places …

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Growing Our Partnership With President’s Village In Seychelles

Our relationship and commitment to our partner, Presidents Village Children’s Home, is continuing to develop. We have started to implement some changes, such as a stronger focus on education. Our regular sessions are scheduled to take place at Port Launay beach where we take the children swimming. We have started to focus more on actively teaching …

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Donation Report: Supporting Coastal Jaguar Conservation

We have recently donated £1250 to our local partners, the Coastal Jaguar Conservation (CJC). We are supporting CJC’s with their invaluable research in the Tortuguero area. They are also very involved in the dissemination of information about jaguar conservation in Costa Rica. The funds will be used to enhance the jaguar research work done on …

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Donation Report: Shark and Ray Sustainable Tourism

This is the first guide of its kind! It provides comprehensive and practical guidance on best practice for shark and ray tourist outlets. Project AWARE let us know that they planned on creating a guide for best practices for Shark & Ray Sustainable Tourism. We decided to raise funds and support the initiative by contributing to the …

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The 48 hour Jungle Sleep Out for the Thailand Elephants!

For 2 nights, volunteers and staff took part in our annual Sleep Out Challenge in order to raise funds for The GVI Trust. These funds are used to help support 3 of our elephants to continue living naturally in the forest. Helping to return more elephants to the forest is one of the long term …

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Protect the threatened White Rhino in South Africa

Rhino poaching is currently at a crisis point. By the end of 2015, the number of African rhinos killed by poachers had increased for the sixth year in a row with at least 1,338 rhinos killed by poachers across Africa in 2015 with the vast majority of these poaching incidents occurring in South Africa. If …

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Underwater Sensors Installed in the Reserve

We are really excited to tell you that we have recently been working with the local NGO, Comunidad y Biodiversidad (COBI). They are a civil association dedicated to promoting the conservation of marine biodiversity in coastal communities of Mexico. Recently COBI, along with small-scale fishers from six fishing cooperatives here in Quintana Roo, have established …

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