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Climate and Landscape Change in Borneo's Rainforest

Program Duration

1-2 Weeks

Dates

Visit our website for date availabilities.

Travel Types

  • Eco Tours
  • Ecology
  • Hiking
  • Nature Tours
  • Photography
  • Rainforest Tours
  • Tours
  • Trekking

Qualifications

No experience is necessary - all you will need is enthusiasm and the desire to make a difference. For over 40 years Earthwatch Institute has pioneered the involvement of ordinary people in peer-reviewed scientific research worldwide. By joining an Earthwatch Expedition, you have a unique opportunity to get up-close and personal with some of the world's rarest animals and visit remote and beautiful locations, while directly supporting conservation science. We offer life enhancing experiences in nearly 50 countries each year, with projects for teens, adults, and families.

Type of Programs

  • Community Service & Volunteering
  • Adventure Travel

Languages

  • English

Cost in US$:

1,850

Cost Includes:

  • Emergency evacuation services
  • Excursions
  • Food
  • Housing
  • In-country orientation/Training
  • In-country staff support
  • Medical insurance
  • Medical services
  • Pre-departure orientation/Training
  • Registration fees
  • Written materials abroad
  • Written materials pre-departure

Program Fees Include:

Our volunteers not only contribute essential funds that help to cover the cost of the research, but also, through their inspiration and effort, they provide the people power without which many of our vital projects simply couldn't take place. We are a non-profit organization but accommodation, meals, insurance, training and transport in the field are also included in your contribution cost. As a non-profit organization that supports scientific research, your contribution and airfare costs are usually tax-deductible for U.S. citizens.

Experience Required

no

Volunteer Types

  • Biological Research
  • Conservation
  • Culture
  • Eco-tourism
  • Environment
  • Tourism
  • Wildlife

Typical Volunteer

Earthwatch expeditions appeal to a variety of people, including students, retirees, families, educators, and anyone seeking an exciting journey that enables them to give back to the environment. Our expeditions have a wide range of activity levels, from hiking intensive to easy expeditions with limited physical activity. There is an Earthwatch expedition out there for everyone!

This Program is open to

American, Asian, Australian, Canadian, European, Kiwi, South African and Worldwide Participants. This Program is also open to Families, Couples and Individuals.

Typical Living Arrangements

  • Other

Participants Travel

Independently or in Groups

Typically Participants Work

in Groups

Scholarships are Available

Very limited fellowships may be available, mainly for high-school students and educators. Visit our website for more information.

Application Process Involves

  • Online Application
  • Other
  • Physical Exam/Health Records

Typically The Application Process Time is

Brief

Post Services Include

  • Alumni Network
  • Re-Entry Debriefing at Home
  • Exit Debriefing Abroad