Learn More About Our Marine Conservation Projects

Learn More About Our Marine Conservation Projects

Posted by Connor Whelan on 19th Jul 2016

Being an animal lover takes on many forms; perhaps you watch nature documentaries, coo at puppies, or donate to the WWF. However, in the ongoing fight to protect the world’s diverse species, a bit more effort is needed. Volunteering for Marine Conservation Projects can be an excellent way for you to not only see the world, but also keep it safe at the same time.

Conservation work is active both above and below the waves, but since we don’t live underwater, it can be a bit easier to ignore endangered or threatened marine species. For that reason, they need even more help as many of the most dangerous factors – such as overfishing, illegal hunting, climate change and pollution – are ongoing and harder to control. From the coral reefs of the Maldives to the great white sharks of South Africa, there are countless Marine Conservation Projects that will inspire you and give you a chance to truly do your part. Not only do you have a chance to educate yourself and directly contribute to these efforts, but you can also engage with local communities and spread awareness of proper conservation practices. For people who love to travel, but have always wanted to take their experience to the next level, volunteering for one of these fascinating projects may be just the ticket to an unforgettable vacation.

Depending on your time constraints, experience, and comfort levels, you can customise your volunteering trip in many ways, and given the many areas around the world in such desperate need of help, there is almost certainly somewhere that matches your skills and interest. If you’re interested in learning more about the many options for Marine Conservation Projects, click here!


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