Weʼre raising £500 to travel to South Africa as a Volunteer with Operation Wallacea to survey large animal populations and evaluate their impacts on vegetation.
- Boston, UK
- 5 days to go
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I am travelling to South Africa as a volunteer with Operation Wallacea, a charity funded research group whos main aim is to design and implement biodiversity and conservation managment research expeditions to monitor the marine and savannah habitats. This opportunity will enable me to survey large animal populations and evaluate their impact on vegetation as well as bird diversity. In addition i will complete a PADI diving course in order that i can study the impact of environmental change on the marine habitat. As i am interested in studying biology at degree level this once in a life time opportunity will provide me with invaluable hands on experience in addition to contributing to real research The research by Ooperation Wallacea is unique because unlike other surveys it is carried out on foot and in person and gives an accurate picture of the condition of habitats in areas of the world in orfer that issues can be identified and plans to manage these put into action before furthur damage is done. To help me finance this opportunity i would be very appreciative if you are able to sponsor my trip to make a difference to the impact of environmental change on habitats and to provise me with hands on experience in a field i wish to study at degree level.
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May 2, 2018
Sounds like a great cause, Ellie, well done.
Apr 29, 2018
Hope you reach your target Ellie - what a great opportunity and adventure it'll be.
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