In the developing world, environmental challenges often take a back seat to seemingly more pressing social and economic development issues — but they are undoubtedly linked. Preserving the environment is necessary for improved quality of life and can even contribute to economic and social development.
United Planet is committed to a variety of environmental and wildlife projects around the world. There are many volunteer abroad opportunities for both short-term and long-term professional and non-professional volunteers to make a critical difference in environmental sustainability and conservation worldwide.
We have all heard the importance of conservation, “going green,” and recycling. We know it’s a big deal, so why don’t we do something about it? Join the efforts to sustain and conserve diverse environments across the globe.
The animals that need our help the most are not the ones we see in cute YouTube videos. Aid neglected and endangered species around the world first-hand and learn about preserving natural habitats for future generations.
What does the environment mean to you? Share your appreciation for our natural habitat by helping others realize what their environment means to them. Conversations will focus on sustainability and the importance of preserving unique habitats around the world.
Please note: Tourism/Hospitality programs are only available as international internships.
Get an inside look into the beauty of another culture. Tourism is on the rise, and for good reason. Broaden your perspective by looking at the tourist and hospitality industry through the lens of a local community’s culture and traditions.