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Get involved in wildlife conservation

Deforestation, hunting, and habitat loss are just some of the dangers wildlife face and biodiversity is threatened and wildlife corridors shutdown. Getting involved in wildlife conservation is a fantastic way to express a commitment preserving the fragile ecosystems that exist around the world, and a great way to learn more about nature.

Whether you’re an animal enthusiast or ecology specialist, there are a wide range of wildlife conservation projects on offer. You could work in a Namibian wildlife sanctuary helping to rehabilitate cheetahs and baboons, or you could research for your dissertation in Costa Rica as you track big cats, survey primates, and help to protect turtle nesting sites.

If working with wildlife is something you’re considering as a career it could be worth thinking about gaining a qualification such as a BTEC or FGASA qualification. This is a certain way to have an amazing experience and make a difference on a project, all while improving your CV.

Where to get involved in wildlife conservation obviously depends on the type of animals you’d like to work with. If you’ve a passion for a single species you could try a project focused on their protection, working in a panda sanctuary in China or with elephants in Thailand could be for you. Or feel the thrill of a seeing a guar or peccaries captured on a camera trap in Cambodia or Costa Rica. See something out of the ordinary by visiting Madagascar and examining the abundance of endemic species – the choice is up to you!

Since 1989 Frontier has worked to establish conservation on biodiversity by working alongside local communities to ensure long-term results that reduce human-animal conflict. Take your chance to get involved now by getting in contact via the website to start your application or discuss project options with one of our volunteer advisors. Click the ‘Apply Now’ link now and start your volunteering adventure.

 

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Costa Rica Big Cats, Primates & Turtle Conservation

Costa Rica Big Cats, Primates & Turtle Conservation

Contribute to vital conservation research in one of the most ecologically diverse locations on the planet.

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"Despite being nearly double the average age of the volunteers I have had a pleasantly memorable e..."

prices from CA$1045

Region: The Americas

Activity: Wildlife

Duration: 1 week +

Project Code: CBP

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Madagascar Teaching, Wildlife & Diving

Madagascar Teaching, Wildlife & Diving

An unforgettable teaching experience, a breathtaking trek through the prolific forests teeming with flora and fauna and scuba diving in one of the best diving spots in the world!

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"I would say the best thing about working with Frontier is that they give you a push forward in li..."

prices from CA$1495

Region: Africa

Activity: TEFL

Duration: 1 week +

Project Code: MGA

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Tanzania Wildlife Conservation Adventure

Tanzania Wildlife Conservation Adventure

Survey and monitor threatened species in this rich mosaic of untouched habitat on Mafia Island, and educate the local communities on environmentally friendly activities.

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"Since arriving on Mafia Island in September last year, my time has gone so fast and I'm not r..."

prices from CA$1495

Region: Africa

Activity: Study

Duration: 1 week +

Project Code: TZF

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Madagascar Wildlife Conservation Adventure

Madagascar Wildlife Conservation Adventure

Discover, monitor and assess the huge variety of Madagascar's exotic and rare species as you trek through remote regions of this hugely exciting island with Frontier-Madagascar.

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"I spent four weeks on the Frontier Madagascar Forest Program and had one of the best times of my..."

prices from CA$1195

Region: Africa

Activity: Wildlife

Duration: 1 week +

Project Code: MGF

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Costa Rica Wildlife Conservation N.G.O Internship

Costa Rica Wildlife Conservation N.G.O Internship

Discover, monitor and assess the huge variety of Costa Rica's exotic and rare species as you trek through the Osa Peninsula on a wildlife conservation Internship.

prices from CA$3445

Region: The Americas

Activity: Internship

Duration: 2 Months

Project Code: CRI

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Madagascar Lemur Conservation

Madagascar Lemur Conservation

Research and conserve the most endangered primates in the world. Help us to gain a better understanding of their ecology and implement practical conservation measures to conserve their habitat.

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"After a week around camp the Forest group hiked across rolling hills winding in between zebu and..."

prices from CA$1195

Region: Africa

Activity: Wildlife

Duration: 1 week +

Project Code: MGL

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Madagascar Wildlife Conservation N.G.O. Internship

Madagascar Wildlife Conservation N.G.O. Internship

Discover, monitor and assess the huge variety of Madagascar's exotic and rare species as you trek through remote regions of this hugely exciting island on a wildlife conservation internship.

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"I recently got home from spending 4 months in Madagascar carrying out the terrestrial internship..."

prices from CA$3045

Region: Africa

Activity: Internship

Duration: 2 Months +

Project Code: MGI

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Costa Rica Climate Change N.G.O Internship

Costa Rica Climate Change N.G.O Internship

Discover, monitor and assess the huge variety of Costa Rica's exotic and rare species as you trek through the Osa Peninsula on a wildlife conservation Internship.

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"Words can't describe how good this experience was but I'll give it a go! From the second..."

prices from CA$3445

Region: The Americas

Activity: Internship

Duration: 2 Months

Project Code: CCLNI

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Costa Rica Big Cats Conservation

Costa Rica Big Cats Conservation

Journey into the Costa Rican jungle and keep a keen eye out for the various big cats which prowl their leafy domain.

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"The Costa Rica Big Cats, Turtles and Primates conservation project is a great mix of jungle camp..."

prices from CA$1045

Region: The Americas

Activity: Enviro

Duration: 1 week +

Project Code: CBB

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Madagascar Expedition Management

Madagascar Expedition Management

Trek across some of the most untouched and diverse landscapes in the world, and learn how to lead your own expedition from one of our expert field guides.

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"If Madagascar entered a lonely hearts column, it would read....."Wild, passionate, exotic, b..."

prices from CA$3245

Region: Africa

Activity: Wildlife

Duration: 4 weeks

Project Code: MGE

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