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Posted By: Lindy K.
Sitting right at the top of the food chain and known for their majesty, power and of course grace, there is no point in arguing that both lions and tigers have earned their regal status around the globe. These big cats are among the most recognized, admired and at the same time feared animals on our planet. Being able to volunteer abroad with both lions and tigers will no doubt be one of the most memorable experiences of your life.
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Posted By: Lindy K.
Volunteering abroad is becoming increasingly popular, and even so, the number of those in need of help is still rising. Communities across the globe seek caring individuals who look to help a cause greater than themselves. We have compiled a list that tells you why volunteering abroad is an ideal way to spend your time. If you have never considered going abroad, or if you have but want some reassurance, this list is for you.
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Posted By: Lindy K.
The most obvious reason - and a pretty important one at that - would be that volunteering abroad will ultimately provide you with the opportunity to see the world. And from the best perspective. Volunteering abroad not only allows you to travel to almost any destination in the world it also provides you with the unique opportunity to explore, experience and see the country you are in through the eyes of a local. Be it through volunteer abroad programs such as community immersion projects or even working with indigenous animals of the region - you will truly become a traveler and not just a tourist.
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Posted By: Lindy K.
For many people that volunteer abroad, the opportunity to stay in their host country and turn their volunteering experience into a career is both common as well as feasible. Did you have so much fun volunteering abroad that you want to come back to your host country and find a permanent job? If so, you should be educated on both the positives and negatives of living in a foreign country. 
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Posted By: GoEco Staff
Teaching English аbrоаd іѕ аn іnсrеdіblу rеwаrdіng experience that mаnу реорlе mіѕѕ оut оn duе tо mіѕсоnсерtіоnѕ оr mуthѕ thеу hаvе heard аbоut English education аbrоаd. This article аddrеѕѕes a few оf thе most соmmоn mуthѕ, аnd explain what you really do nееd in order tо volunteer to teach Englіѕh аbrоаd. 
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Posted By: GoEco Staff
Trаvеlіng abroad gіvеѕ us a сhаnсе tо ѕее foreign lаnd, appreciate foreign сulturе аѕ wеll аѕ thе реорlе'ѕ wау of lіfе. Thеrе іѕ a way wіth which you can trаnѕfоrm уоur trір frоm plain tourism to a mеаnіngful vоluntееrіng experience. Gаіn mеrіt аnd ѕеlf-ѕаtіѕfасtіоn whіlе уоu discover thе sights and sounds thаt a fоrеіgn country hаѕ to оffеr.
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Posted By: GoEco Staff
#Teenage Volunteering
If you are passionate about helping others and curious to find new fields that interest you, then your place is with us. Through volunteering abroad with us before heading off to college, you will receive a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to travel the world, learn about different and fascinating cultures, and meet new people.
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Posted By: GoEco Staff
#Medical Volunteering
Medical volunteering abroad is a perfect chance to boost your clinical skills, while also developing well-rounded cultural and leadership qualities,which are beneficial for career opportunities - ranging from getting into prestigious medical schools and all the way to assuming senior roles in health organizations in the 21st century. For those not practicing medicine as a career, medical volunteering abroad may give you a chance to save lives by engaging in educational community work related to preventative medicine in developing countries.
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Posted By: GoEco Staff
#Africa,#Madagascar,#Wildlife,#Conservation
The selfless service that you are able to offer through GoEco’s Lemur Conservation Project in Madagascar is sure to make a wonderful impact on your life as well as those that you meet. 
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Posted By: GoEco Staff
#South Africa,#Wildlife
To get a closer look and better understanding of the Big Five, a volunteer program is a great alternative to a safari. Volunteering in a wildlife reserve in the Kruger area will give you plenty of opportunities to observe the animals in their natural habitat. No safari tour can compare to monitoring the behavior of elephants and rhinos alongside an expert conservation team! 
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Posted By: Lindy K.
With over 12 years’ experience, 15,000 volunteers placed and over one million volunteer hours clocked one of the largest selections of destinations and volunteering opportunities across the globe on offer -  we are certainly proud of the number and statistics that, quite frankly, speak for themselves.
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Posted By: GoEco Staff
Our ethical values underpin everything we do here at GoEco. We take our responsibility to do best by both our volunteers and the communities where we work seriously. Our ultimate aim is to provide opportunities for volunteers to contribute to meaningful projects that have a positive local and global impact.
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Posted By: GoEco Staff
#Wildlife,#Conservation
Our programs in the Greater Kruger Area are dedicated to collecting research data on the behavioral patterns and current population status of the Big Five and how they interact with their environment, while working to restore their natural habitats. GoEco is not only committed to conserving and keeping these animals safe, but restoring their habitats so these animals and humans may prosper together in the face of a rapidly changing planet.
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Posted By: GoEco Staff
#Wildlife,#International Internships,#South Africa,#Africa
The African wildlife segment of the internship will allow you to gain knowledge about animal health and nutrition, threats to the wildlife and their habitats, wildlife rehabilitation and the immobilization and tranquilization of animals. You may also have the opportunity to participate in game captures as well as medical emergencies, treating animals such as nyalas, rhinos and giraffes. 
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Posted By: Daniella T.
#Family Volunteer Vacations
We at GoEco have bunched together our most family-friendly programs, to make choosing your volunteer family adventure a breeze. Enjoy upgraded accommodations, feel at ease with prepared meals and most importantly, enjoy your volunteer vacation with your whole family! Nothing is more rewarding than giving back to communities in need, and to be able to do just that while experiencing a new place and culture while on a family vacation is simply the best of both worlds.
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Posted By: Daniella T.
We promote programs that empower local communities and encourage sustainable, lasting change. We monitor consistently the effects of our programs to ensure that they are making a positive impact and have achievable, sustainable long-term goals.|Here are a few examples of the impacts and achievements of our most popular programs to date!
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Posted By: Petrina D.
#South Africa,#Marine Conservation,#Wildlife Conservation
Monsters of the deep, or misunderstood, curious fish? Hollywood would have the world believe that great whites are man-eating beasts, but the reality is much more complex. These massive creatures are crucial for the health of the oceans, vulnerable to many conservation threats, and also have many fascinating traits. 
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Posted By: Petrina D.
#Africa,#South Africa,#Medical Volunteering
South Africa is afflicted by the largest HIV epidemic in the world. Nearly 19 percent of adults are living with the virus, according to global HIV education organization Avert. The HIV/AIDS crisis has created lasting healthcare and education struggles in affected communities throughout the country. 
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Posted By: GoEco Staff
#Sustainable
GoEco is proud to announce our nomination as a finalist for the WYSTC Global You Travel Awards in the category of "Best Sustainable Tour Operator 2018!"
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Posted By: Petrina D.
#South Africa
Stretching nearly 300 kilometers from Mossel Bay in the west to Storms River in the east, the Garden Route in South Africa is a journey every nature lover should take. The coast is almost excessive in its natural beauty, with glorious beaches and stunning landscapes colliding. No matter whether you’re more of a water baby or a mountain goat - if you’re passionate about the outdoors, you’ll never run out of things to do along the Garden Route.  
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Posted By: Petrina D.
#Wildlife,#Conservation,#South Africa
There is a wide variety of wildlife in South Africa - and a wide range of conservation projects. Many of South Africa’s most interesting animals are under threat. Join the movement to help protect wildlife and take a look at our South Africa animal volunteer projects today. 
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Posted By: Daniella T.
#Conservation,#MarineConservation,#Sustainable,#PlasticPollution
Around the globe, single-use plastic consumption is polluting the world, most specifically the oceans, which is where the plastic ends up. Marine animals such as sea turtles feed on the plastic, mistaking it for sea kelp and this one mistake disrupts their stomach’s natural processes. GoEco has pulled together our top five recommendations for travelling plastic-free, and we are also highlighting our programs that make a specific effort to reduce plastic pollution from entering the seas!
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Posted By: Daniella T.
#Central America,#Costa Rica
Ah, sloths. What’s not to love? These tree-dwelling animals are cute, fun and friendly to humans! Like many of us, sloths like to hang and to take long naps. Although seemingly cuddly, the fur of sloths is host to green algae, which helps sloths to camouflage into trees as well as provides them with nutrients. This symbiotic relationship helps sloths survive in nature.
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Posted By: Petrina D.
#Central America,#Costa Rica,#Marine and Coral Reef Conservation
Sinking your toes into the sand of a remote Costa Rican beach, watching sea turtles heave themselves out of foamy waves - it sounds dreamy, but this could be your reality. Costa Rica is one of the most important locations for sea turtle conservation. GoEco’s sea turtle conservation program lets you take part in protecting these vulnerable creatures while living the adventure of a lifetime. 
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Posted By: Petrina D.
#Central America,#Costa Rica,#Wildlife and Animal Conservation
Costa Rica’s jaguars are both mighty and mysterious. What we know about these unique big cats is fascinating. What we don’t know might be even more intriguing. GoEco’s Jaguar Research and Conservation program aims to uncover this big cat’s secrets - there is still a lot to learn. 
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