Rainforest Volunteer

Join our volunteer group in 2014, in the home of the orangutan, the Sabangau forest in Indonesian Borneo. Our 1st group is full but we have spaces in our 7 September-25 October Group. Visit outrop.com/volunteer to apply. These places will be attributed first come first serve so apply early. The Orangutan Tropical Peatland Project is

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Vervet monkey ecology project – volunteers

This project requires the services of dedicated individuals in search of furthering their field work skills in primate observation and behavioural data collection. This is a relatively new project, the troop is semi-habituated to the presence of researchers. Initial data collection will involve feeding data, distribution and troop demographics & dynamics. Interested applicants are welcome

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The Pros and Cons of Being a Primatologist

When you hear the word ‘primatology,’ there’s a good chance you’re picturing either Jane Goodall nose-to-nose with a chimp, or Sir David Attenborough huddled amongst mountain gorillas in Rwanda. But beneath its romantic portrayal is a field so challenging, so diverse and so close to our own hearts (and DNA) that it couldn’t possibly be

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Alexander Verelst

My degree at Durham University, fieldwork, volunteering in conservation projects in Africa and working with a vet are the experiences that form the foundation for my career interests. These experiences, and the people I have met, have opened my eyes to view the extraordinarily complex and precarious balance between humans and wildlife. I have raised

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Costa Rica Wildlife Sanctuary

Set between tropical Caribbean and Pacific coasts, Costa Rica is one of the most breath-taking countries in the world. Even though it covers just 0.03% of the world’s landmass, it is home to an incredible 500,000 species including jaguars, pumas, monkeys and numerous species of birds. This is the highest density of species of any

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Animal Caretaker Apprenticeship- Intro to Wildlife Rehabilitation

Description: History: Established in 1977, Wildlife Rescue and Rehabilitation (WRR) receives over 6,000 wild animals per year for rehabilitation and release as well as providing permanent sanctuary for more than 600 resident non-releasable indigenous wildlife, non-native wildlife (large mammals, primates, reptiles and birds) and farmed animals. Wildlife Rescue is located on 212 acres in beautiful Texas

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Project Manager

The Ugalla Primate Project is seeking a project coordinator, to be based in a remote field site in western Tanzania for 9 months, with the possibility of extension thereafter. Responsibilities include overall Project coordination, management of data collection and entry for multiple ongoing studies (see website) at the research station, finance administration, and schedule organization,

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Fall Internships at Zoo Atlanta

We envision a world in which humankind values, protects and preserves the diversity of species on Earth. We strive to inspire the citizens of Atlanta and Georgia and all visitors to the Zoo to value wildlife on Earth and to help safeguard existing species through conservation. We do this by, providing an informative, educational, and

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Wildlife Safari Internship(s)

Offering an exciting, hands-on, and unique internship program. These three-month, non-paid internships occur in one of six departments; Cheetah, Carnivore, Village (small animals & primates), Ungulate, Elephant and Education departments. The Wildlife Safari offers an experience much like that of doing field conservation due to our large mixed species exhibits with 600 acres for the

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Anita Tolpinrud

Veterinary surgeon with a background in small animal and feline practice and a Master degree in conservation medicine. Eight months practical experience working as a volunteer vet with primates and other indigenous Central African wildlife in Cameroon. Desire to move into a career in conservation science. Strong interests in wildlife medicine, One Health and zoonotic diseases, emerging

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Laura Hopkins

Having always had a love of the environment and wildlife I chose to study Environmental Science at Dundee University. I facilitated this with several volunteer projects, taking place in Peru and South Africa. In Peru I assisted in many different kinds of animal surveys, from birds to dolphins and primates. In South Africa I studied

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Melanie Bennet

Ecologist Mélanie Élouise Bennet (LTD) BSc, IEMA melanie.elouise.bennet@gmail.com 44 (0) 7511 219454 uk.linkedin.com/in/mebennet www.bennet-ecology.com I am a competent early career ecologist with experience in a range of areas including ecological surveying, research, scientific analysis, data analysis, report writing, compliance, policy, business metrics and project coordination. My approach is the field is methodical with a good

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Wildlife Rehabilitation and Conservation Internships in Panama

Limited number of internship opportunities for those seeking first-hand experience in the fields of primate rehabilitation, tropical forest conservation, and environmental education. The sanctuary is the only wildlife rehabilitation site in Panama currently specializing in the rehabilitation of primates with an emphasis on mantled howler monkeys. As such, it serves an important role in conserving animals

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