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Articles about Volunteering Around the World on GoNOMAD

Eco-Certified Tour Boats Now Ply the Galapagos
Sofia Perez describes efforts to promote responsible tourism in the Galapagos Islands.
Saving Endangered Sea Turtles on Mannai Island inThailand
Thailand: Bruce Marsland travels to the remote village of Laem Mae Phim, Thailand to work on a volunteer program rescuing endangered sea turtles.
Humanitourism: Saving Dogs and Cats in Greece
'Humanitourism' Offers a Greek Adventure and Help for Animals in Need
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War and Peace: Reflections From the Glencree Centre for Reconciliation, Ireland
War and Peace: Reflections From the Glencree Centre for Reconciliation, Ireland
Street Kids' Community Villages: Helping Homeless Children in India
Mark Helyar describes community vilages that give street kids a chance to get an education and learn vocational skills.
Building Trails, or Trying To, In Baikal, Siberia
Siberia: Joshua K. Hartshorne describes a volunteer trail building expedition in Siberia.

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Kawaza Village Tourism Project: Authentic Village Visits
Victoria Schlesinger writes about the Kawaza Tourism Project, providing authentic village visits in Zambia.
More Top Sustainable and Responsible Travel Programs in Africa
A listing and link to the top sustainable and responsible travel programs in Africa. feature guide.
Giving Back to Israel: Volunteering With Ethiopian-Israeli Communities
Nicole Sobel writes about a life-changing experience volunteering in two Ethipian-Israeli communities in Israel with the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee and Hillel.
Volunteering in Nigeria: Burning Food and the Complexities of Saying 'Hello'
Life in a Nigerian village learning how to get around in a place where there are 500 dialects and many different tribes.
South American Explorers: Responsible Tourism in Action
South American Explorers: A description of sustainable tourism program in South America.
Where NOT to Do Good--A Tale of Albania
Melissa Shultz describes a volunteer mission in Albania during which she was nearly abducted.
Community Tourism in Peru: The Island of Taquile, Lake Titicaca
A description of sustainable tourism on the Island of Taquile on Lake Titcaca.
Keeping Nepal Informed: The Kathmandu Environmental Education Project
The Kathmandu Environmental Education Project (KEEP) aims to help minimize the negative influences of tourism by advocating and promoting 'minimum impact' trekking through presentations and lectures to travelers industry professionals. These sensitize visitors nepalese issues of conservation culture.
WWOOFing on the Farm: Volunteering On An Organic Farm in New Zealand
WWOOFing on the Farm: Volunteering On An Organic Farm in New Zealand - wwoof new zealand reviews
Take a Load Off: Adopt an Elephant
How to adopt an elephant in Thailand to help preserve their habitat. GoNOMAD feature story.
Sustaining the Tropical Coasts of the Philippine Islands
The author writes about efforts of the Coastal Resource Management Program to preserve the natural beauty and the wildlife of the Philippine Islands' coastal areas.
Thailand: Dada's Grand Plans for Helping Kids
Ryan McDonald describes his involvement with the Baan Dada orphanage in western Thailand and outlines ways people can help the children there.
Working with Elephants in Sri Lanka
An account of volunteering in Sri Lanka taking care of elephants.
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