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Ecotourists Save the World: The Environmental Volunteer's Guide to More Than 300 International Adventures to Conserve, Preserve, and Rehabilitateby Pamela K. Brodowsky
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A comprehensive guide to environmental and wildlife volunteer programs throughout the world.
This unique site-by-site guide profiles more than 300 programs where volunteers can work in a variety of activities involving conservation and study of wildlife. From the Fur Seal Project of the Earthwatch Institute in St. George Island, Alaska, or identifying and tracking wildlife in the Limpopo Nature Reserve, South Africa, to Blue World Institute's Adriatic Dolphin Project in Croatia, to the tracking program of the Open Minded Project in Kaeng Krachan National Park, Thailand, readers will learn the best ways to "give back" and make the most positive environmental impact during their travels. Each entry includes a profile of the site and organization behind it, as well as location, contact information, category, costs, dates and duration, how to apply, and field notes that include any special concerns, requirements for participation, and suitability.
This unique site-by-site guide profiles more than 300 programs where volunteers can work in a variety of activities involving conservation and study of wildlife. Readers will learn the best ways to "give back" and make the most positive environmental impact during their travels.
About the Author
Pamela K. Brodowsky is the author, with the National Wildlife Federation, of Destination Wildlife (4/09). She is also the author of Barbaro: A Nation's Love Story and Two Minutes to Glory: The Official History of the Kentucky Derby.
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