EwA Field Work: Reporting from The Corridor of Life

Live Reporting from the Field We are currently in Borneo supporting reforestation in the Kinabatangan area. The volunteer project is run by Ape Malaysia and is dedicated to work with the local Orang Sungai villagers to collaborate and educate about ...
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EwA Field Work: The Corridor of Life

We'll be in the field this month! We're excited to announce that our Associate (Sharan) will be in Borneo on a 2 week program from 21st September supporting reforestation in the Kinabatangan area. The volunteer project is run by Ape ...
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My Journey to Becoming an Ethical Wildlife Volunteer

I am so happy to have gained a better understanding of what it takes to be an ethical wildlife volunteer. This has been and still is an ongoing journey into realizing that our actions are not always ethical –not because ...
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A Visit to a Rwandan Gorilla Family

In 'the moment', and when too excited by the experience, it's very easy to forget the proper rule of conduct. Keeping a respectful distance is not just for your safety but is also about theirs (including their health). By not ...
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Synthetic Rhino Horn: For Conservation or For Profit?

All species of rhinos are disappearing worldwide, possibly they could all be gone by 2020. There have been discussions recently about a new strategy to attempt curbing poaching with flooding the market with a new synthetic horn equivalent engineered by ...
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The Travelling Giraffe – Protecting a Species

Did you know that there are 9 subspecies of giraffe existing in Africa? And did you know that giraffe have become extinct in 7 African countries? Whilst traveling in January 2016 in Uganda, I had the privilege of meeting some ...
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Zoos: Many Questions & Not Enough Answers (Yet)

The common public 'rhetoric' these days about zoos is: zoo changed and they are now good for both conservation and the collected/exhibited individuals. Well then good! But the topic is not an easy one, after all this is really about ...
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Save our Fish

Mass fish deaths and marine life found stranded on coasts... In April 2016 alone cases have been seen in Cambodia, India, Vietnam, Spain, Turkey amongst others. In addition, reports of turtles dying en masse, dolphins and sharks stranded on beaches ...
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About Conservation Ethics

The Handbook of Conservation & Sustainability Ethics by John A. Vucetich My rating: ✮✮✮✮ of 5 stars We shouldn’t be dissuaded from engaging in a conservation ethical discourse for fear that it might not be adequately effective. We should rather ...
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A Good Sample of Volunteer Projects

The Animal Addict's Guide to Global Volunteer Travel by Nola Lee Kelsey Our rating: ✮✮✮ of 5 stars This guide provides a good international sample of various volunteering projects centered around the care of wildlife or animals. There now exists ...
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