Find out how volunteers can assist in the conservation of Africa’s second most endangered carnivore. Often misunderstood, the African wild dog is another victim of the human-wildlife conflict.
How can we all travel more responsibly and sustainably when borders reopen? We take a look at what Covid-19 has taught us about the impact of our increasingly globe-trotting lifestyles, and what we can do in the future.
Our top reasons why you should definitely think about volunteering with your family this year.
American volunteers, Jim and Steve, both first time Africa travellers in their early 70s, wrote to us about their ‘bucket list’ volunteering trip to Africa and how it turned into the trip of a lifetime.
Regular Conservation Travel Africa volunteer, Peter, talks about his time in South Africa on our Anti-Poaching Training course. “Tracking to 20 metres of a wild rhino without causing the animal any anxiety is just unforgettable.”
Different cultures, extraordinary animal encounters, fantastic landscapes and inspirational people – everything you and your family can experience while on a family volunteering holiday.
Volunteering is definitely not just for gap year students and teenagers. We firmly believe that older volunteers bring an amazing dynamic to volunteer groups, and bring unique sets of skills and experience to a team. The myth that volunteering is just for kids, stems from the early days of volunteering, when it was mainly the realm of
Rhino poaching in Africa has reached crisis point, and across the globe, rhino habitats are shrinking. Once found in abundant numbers across Asia and Africa, today three of the five remaining species of rhino are Critically Endangered, facing a high chance of extinction in the not distant future.