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    Portugal

    • Peneda-Gerês National Park is UNESCO recognized due to its cultural and biological significance
    • Diverse range of flora and fauna such as an Iberian breed of wild horse, Iberian ibex, Iberian wolf, a range of raptors and endemic herpetofauna
    • The Berlengas Natural Reserve are categorized by UNESCO as Biosphere Reserve
    • An important stop for many migratory birds and a key location for nesting of bird species in the Iberian Peninsula
    • Schools' Booklet

      1-2 weeks

      Portugal, Tourém & Peniche

    2022 & 2023

    Interests:

    Marine & Terrestrial

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    Malawi

    • Study human-wildlife conflict and its effects on biodiversity
    • Cultural exchange with local people in the Lilongwe area
    • Learn to dive in Lake Malawi, which has a greater diversity of fish than any other lake on Earth
    • Schools' Booklet

      2 weeks

      Malawi, Nkhata Bay, Lake Malawi & Lilongwe Research Camp

    2023

    Interests:

    Marine & Terrestrial

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    Fiji

    • Be involved in the creation of the first large national park in Fiji
    • Dive in the largest bay in the South Pacific
    • Explore previously unsurveyed reefs
    • Spend time with local Fijian communities and learn about the ecology of Pacific Islands
    • Schools' Booklet

      2 weeks

      Fiji, Vusaratu Village, Natewa Camp, Moana Camp, Natewa Marine Research and Training Centre & Dakuniba Marine Camp

    2022 & 2023

    Interests:

    Marine & Terrestrial

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    Dominica

    • Highest percentage of original vegetation on any Caribbean island
    • Specific research on how climate change may affect tropical island species
    • Combines whale watching and vulcanology with forest research and the chance to learn to dive
    • Schools' Booklet

      2 weeks

      Dominica, Fort Shirley & Three Rivers Ecolodge

    2022 & 2023

    Interests:

    Marine & Terrestrial

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    Borneo

    • Quantifying the carrying capacity of the reserve for orangutans
    • Opportunity to live and work in a primary rainforest in Borneo
    • Identifying the primate and predator (cat species, sun bears, civets) populations in the reserve
    • Diving at a site with regular turtle, manta ray, and whale shark sightings
    • Schools' Booklet

      2 weeks

      Indonesia, Borneo, Derawan Island, Lesan Protection Forest Camp & Lesan Dayak Village

    2023

    Interests:

    Marine & Terrestrial

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    Ecuador and the Galapagos

    • Chance to combine the species rich forests of the Ecuadorian Amazon with the unique Galapagos island fauna
    • Best opportunity to see many of the iconic Neotropical forest species
    • Complete a course on the wildlife and ecology of the Galapagos Islands
    • Schools' Booklet

      2 weeks

      Ecuador, Galapagos, Sani Research Camp, Jocotoco Reserve Camp & Puerto Baquerizo Moreno

    2022 & 2023

    Interests:

    Marine & Terrestrial

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    Madagascar

    • 90% of all animals and plants found on Madagascar are endemic to the island
    • Only 10% of original Madagascar forest coverage remains, so urgent need for conservation
    • Unstudied coral reef systems at Nosy Be
    • World's fourth largest island
    • Schools' Booklet

      2 weeks

      Madagascar, Antafiameva, Mariarano, Nosy Be Marine Site & Matsedroy

    2023

    Interests:

    Marine & Terrestrial

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    Mexico

    • The Selva Maya (Mayan Jungle) is the larges expanse of tropical forest outside of the amazon
    • Calakmul is one of the two largest ancient Mayan ruined cities
    • Best chance of seeing endangered species like jaguar
    • Akumal has huge numbers of nesting turtles and a permanent population of green turtles
    • Schools' Booklet

      2 weeks

      Mexico, Akumal & Calakmul

    2022 & 2023

    Interests:

    Marine & Terrestrial

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    Croatia

    • Opportunity to work in the spectacular Krka river valley in an area with wolves, jackals and other keystone species
    • Only European based expedition that provides the opportunity to combine marine and terrestrial research work
    • Includes boat trip through the Adriatic Islands and the chance to work at Northern Dalmatia Marine Research Centre on the island of Silba
    • Schools' Booklet

      2 weeks

      Croatia, Krka National Park & Silba

    2022 & 2023

    Interests:

    Marine & Terrestrial

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    South Africa Terrestrial & Marine

    • The Opwall site with the most abundant terrestrial megafauna
    • Opportunity to work on foot in a Big 5 reserve
    • Diving in the UNESCO World Heritage site, iSimangaliso Wetland Park
    • Schools' Booklet

      2 weeks

      South Africa, Balule, Dinokeng & Sodwana Bay

    2023

    Interests:

    Marine & Terrestrial

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    Indonesia – Coral Triangle

    • In the centre of the Coral Triangle - the world's most biodiverse reefs
    • Most published research site in the Coral Triangle
    • Most developed Opwall site for conservation interventions with seaweed projects
    • Schools' Booklet

      2 weeks

      Indonesia, Pantai Nirwana (Bau Bau) & Hoga Island Marine Station

    2023

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    Indonesia – Wallacea

    • In the centre of the Coral Triangle - the world's most biodiverse reefs
    • Endemic rich forests with new species described and more still to be discovered
    • Most published research site in the Coral Triangle and third most published terrestrial site in Sulawesi
    • Most developed Opwall site for conservation interventions with carbon and seaweed projects
    • Schools' Booklet

      2 weeks

      Indonesia, Central Buton Forest Camp, North Buton Forest Camp, South Buton Forest Camp, Pantai Nirwana (Bau Bau) & Hoga Island Marine Station

    2023

    Interests:

    Marine & Terrestrial

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    Honduras

    • Largest number of forest research scientists and most published research site in Honduras
    • In the top 50 most irreplaceable forest sites in the world
    • Opwall's flagship Caribbean marine research site
    • Home to Opwall's 3D modelling of coral reefs initiative
    • Schools' Booklet

      2 weeks

      Honduras, Roatan, Utila, Base Camp, Buenos Aires & Satellite Camps

    2022 & 2023

    Interests:

    Marine & Terrestrial

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